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BabyMatters Podcasts & Videos

We've created a series of health and educational podcasts to share with your patients. Topics are rotated regularly so be sure to check back on a regular basis for new content.

Infant Probiotics Series

BabyMatters Infant Probiotics Podcast

Infant Probiotics Podcast

Discussion about infant probiotics featuring Medical Scientific Liason Jami Boccella, RDB, LD, CLC and special guest, Associated Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. José Saavedra.

September 19, 2022 • 35 minutes

BabyMatters Beneficial Bacteria

Infant Probiotics: Beneficial Bacteria

Probiotics are live microorganisms, like good bacteria, that, when consumed in adequate amounts, are capable of promoting a balance of beneficial bacteria & providing a health benefit.

September 19, 2022 • 4 minutes

BabyMatters Solution for Common Digestive Issues

Infant Probiotics: Solution for Common Digestive Issues

Probiotics can help improve good bacteria in the digestive system to ease common digestive issues in infants, which may be due to not having enough good bacteria in the gut.

September 19, 2022 • 4 minutes

BabyMatters Promote a Balanced Microbiota

Infant Probiotics: Promote a Balanced Microbiota

The microbiota is a blend of different types of bacteria in the digestive tract and plays an important role in overall health. Probiotics help provide a healthy balance of bacteria to positively influence and balance the microbiota.

September 19, 2022 • 3 minutes

BabyMatters Support the Immune System

Infant Probiotics: Support the Immune System

The immune system is supported by good bacteria, like probiotics, in the gut — the largest area of interaction between the body and bad bacteria. Over 70% of the immune system is in the digestive tract.

September 19, 2022 • 3 minutes

Starting Solid Foods Series

Starting Solids

Starting Solid Foods Podcast

Discussion about starting solid foods featuring Medical Scientific Liason Jami Boccella, RDB, LD, CLC and special guest, Developmental Infant Feeding Expert, Sarah Smith-Simpson

July 26, 2022 • 17 minutes

Starting Solids: Readiness Cues

Starting Solid Foods: Readiness Cues & Timing

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend introducting solid foods at around the age of 6 months

July 27, 2022 • 2 minutes

Starting Solids: How to Begin

Starting Solid Foods: How to Begin

Baby spoon feeding is the introduction to solid foods in pureed form, such as infant cereal or purees, on an infant spoon

July 27, 2022 • 3 minutes

Starting Solids: Key Nutrients & Textures

Starting Solid Foods: Key Nutrients & Textures

Feeding baby foods can provide key nutrients, and at the right consistency, like purees, can support the development of a wide variety of jaw movements and increase the ability to adapt to different types of oral sensory information and textures

July 27, 2022 • 2 minutes

Starting Solids: Key Nutrients & Textures

Starting Solid Foods: How Much is Enough

Responsive feeding is a feeding style focusing on responding to a child’s hunger and fullness cues, helping young children learn how to self-regulate their intake

July 27, 2022 • 2 minutes