1: Crucial Developmental Checklists
What This Book Can Do for You
The Importance of Developmental Checklists
Feeding and Related Development Checklist: Birth-24 Months
Development (3 to 6 months)
Feeding (3 to 6 months)
Development (6 to 12 months)
Feeding (6 to 12 months)
Development (12 to 18 months)
Feeding (12-18 months)
Development (18 to 24 months)
Feeding (18 to 24 months)
Food and Liquid Introduction Checklist: Birth to 24 Months
Intentional, Supervised Tummy/Belly Time to Creeping/Crawling Checklist: A Likely Fundamental Missing Developmental Link (Birth to 7 Months)
Mouth and Hand-Mouth Reflex/Response Checklists (Full-Term Baby, 40 Weeks Gestation)
2: To Breastfeed and/or Bottle-Feed: That Is the Question
Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding Differences
Health and Development Benefits of Breastfeeding versus Bottle-Feeding
Why Are So Many Moms Having Difficulty Breastfeeding?
Tongue, Lip, and Buccal Restrictions
3: Good Breastfeeding and Bottle-Feeding Practices and What to Do If Problems Arise ..
The Best Positioning for Feeding Your Baby and Why
What is Your Baby's Position During Breastfeeding or Bottle-Feeding?
What Can Go Wrong in Breastfeeding or Bottle-Feeding?
What is Your Baby Doing During Feeding?
Choosing an Appropriate Bottle Nipple
Choosing the Right Bottle Nipple for Your Baby
What to Do if Your Baby has Difficulty Maintaining a Latch
Helping Your Baby Latch Onto the Breast or Bottle
What to Do if Liquid is Flowing Too Fast or Too Slowly
Important Note for Parents Who Are Bottle-Feeding
Liquid Flow from the Breast or Bottle
Nutrition and Hydration
What My Baby's Body is Telling Me
4: Good Spoon-Feeding, Cup-Drinking, Straw-Drinking, and Chewing Practices, and What to Do If Problems Arise
Positioning Your Baby for New Feeding Activities
How Is Your Baby Positioned During Feeding?
How Do You Eat From a Spoon?
How to Properly Spoon-Feed Your Baby
How Does Your Baby Eat From a Spoon?
An Important Note about Pouch Foods
Drinking from an Open Cup
How Do You Drink from an Open Cup?
How to Teach Your Baby Open Cup-Drinking
How Does Your Baby Drink From an Open Cup?
Drinking from a Straw
How Do You Drink From a Straw?
How To Teach Your Baby to Drink from a Straw
How Does Your Baby Drink From a Straw?
Taking Bites and Chewing Safe, Appropriate Foods
How Do You Take Bites and Chew Food?
How to Teach Your Baby to Safely Take Bites of Food and Chew Properly
How Does Your Baby Take Bites and Chew Foods?
Weaning from Bottle and Breast
Weaning From Breast or Bottle Checklist
Appropriate Mouth Items and Toys
Some Recommended Mouthing Items or Toys by Age
Feeding Problems and Picky Eating
What To Do If My Child has Feeding Problems
What To Do if My Child is a Picky Eater
Food and Liquid Record
My Child's Eating and Drinking Patterns