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Fruits and Veggies: All Forms Fit

Complementary foods are vital for infants when transitioning to solid foods at around 6 months of age, providing essential nutrients. Caregivers decide between homemade and commercial purees based on cultural, convenience, and cost factors. Research suggests that both options offer similar nutritional quality, highlighting the importance…

Dietary Guidelines Research

Are young children getting their daily veggies?

In the US, nearly half of 1-5-year-old kids don't eat veggies daily. Veggies provide essential nutrients. Research suggests early introduction, variety, and repeated exposure to boost veggie consumption. Barriers include preferences and access. Parents can help by offering colorful veggies, making it fun, trying new ones, and setting a…

Dietary Guidelines

BabyMatters Podcasts

We've created a series of nutrition, feeding, and health-related educational podcasts and short videos to share with you and your patients' parents. Be sure to check back on a regular basis for new topics important to you and your patients.

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Gerber provides nutritious foods for infants in the WIC program, aligning with USDA guidelines, and partners with the National WIC Association and National CACFP Sponsors Association to support childhood nutrition.