learn to feed - Early Intervention Support

How Do I Help My Baby Learn to Feed Themselves?

Sandra Best Child Development, Child Routines, Infants 3 - 12 Months, Mealtime

For most typically-developing infants, pediatricians will advise that parents begin introducing spoon-fed baby foods to their babies at around the age of 6 months. Generally, we start with a thin mixture of rice cereal, and as babies demonstrate that they can handle this gentle food, we gradually add foods one at a time to ensure that there are no allergies. …

Sandra BestHow Do I Help My Baby Learn to Feed Themselves?

The Development of Hand Dominance

Sandra Best Child Development

Many parents wonder when their child will begin to demonstrate an obvious hand preference, or hand dominance. There can be a lot of variability in the age of the child when this happens, and this should not cause parents to worry.

Sandra BestThe Development of Hand Dominance