Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent’s Handbook: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating

by Nimali Fernando MD MPH

Other authorsDr. Roshini Raj (Foreword), Melanie Potock Ma Ccc-Slp (Author)
Paperback, 2015



Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (aka Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on their food journey—for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In this updated, second edition of Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater, they explain how to expand your family’s food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with the latest research and advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-age.

New guidance on pacifiers, thumb-sucking, feeding concerns, and barriers to eating well helpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cups, advice and resources for those lacking access to fresh foods or who are facing financial insecurity, and seven “passport stamps” for modern parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful.

Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!

This item was purchased with a Library Services and Technology Act grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the State Library of Oregon. Institute of Museum and Library Services: http://www.imls.gov


The Experiment (2015), 288 pages


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288 p.; 9 inches


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