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by 13 · about 21 hours ago

So I was thinking that my milk this time around with baby #2 would be AWESOME. I mean what can be better than a Paleo fed baby right? I did placenta encapsulation, I've been drinking mother's milk tea, taking fenugreek, blessed thistle, and... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 03, 2014 at 6:46 PM

Motilium is an anti-constipation OTC med that increases milk supply for some women. Not sure I saw it mentioned, so I did. I see it on Amazon regularly.

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by 5 · about 21 hours ago

Hi all - I'm very new to the Paleo lifestyle (in the middle of our first 30 days & loving it). I have two littles - my son, 3, drinks (store bought original/unsweetened) Almond Milk a couple times a day. My daughter is 13 months and we're in... (more)

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RK 0 · April 19, 2013 at 8:35 PM

Regina - a great resource for you is the Weston Price foundation. They have several recipes for making baby formula from cow and goat milk. Though you are moving beyond the formula stage, the recipes are fascinating, with lots of explanations of... (more)

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by 2303 · about 21 hours ago

It seems like so many people I speak to in my age group (I'm 25) are foregoing breast feeding for their newborns and opting for bottle feeding instead. This of course does not apply to people who cannot breastfeed for whatever reason. It seems... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · March 14, 2013 at 7:52 PM

Please don't blame the moms--they need our compassion & support more than ever in this area. I work in the pregnancy/birth world and I think it is very challenging for new moms who don't have support to breastfeed. In some places in the... (more)

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by 1811 · about 21 hours ago

My 8-month old is in daycare and our provider wants to give her some finger foods. Apparently, she is feeling left out watching the other baby jam cheerios down his throat. The requirements are that the food be firm enough to handle without... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · January 24, 2013 at 1:26 AM

Oysters .

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by 4283 · about 21 hours ago

Is there a prenatal vitamin on the market that is Paleo / Chris Kresser friendly?

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Eugenia 0 · December 28, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Yes, Kresser is mentioning them on his Baby Code, but you'd have to buy it to read about it. However, read the actual blog on his Baby Code site, some of the information there is free. For example, he suggests folate starting 6 months before... (more)

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by 55 · about 21 hours ago

(Forgive me if this has been asked before, I did a search but couldn't find what I was looking for) I have been wondering lately as to how I will explain the Paleo/Real Foods way of eating to my daughter as she gets older? My gorgeous baby is... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 02, 2012 at 2:08 PM

Tell them to look outside and tell you what food they see. Do they see a skittles tree? If they can see it outside and get it and eat it then it's probably okay, as long as it's not poisoness. You probably don't want them to eat grains, all you... (more)

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by 3742 · about 21 hours ago

A friend of mine is about to start solids for his kid. I've heard that it mostly comes from parents at birth and doesn't change much after that. Is that true? Of course Paleo ingredients are best but is it wishful thinking to suggest that less... (more)

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akman 0 · May 03, 2013 at 10:41 PM

http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0015046 Gut Flora can change quickly and drastically! In this study, different strains were examined during several weeks of feeding people resistant starch. In as little as one... (more)

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by 5828 · about 22 hours ago

I'm not a parent but I found this article to be interesting: New Health Canada Guidelines Advise Meat as Baby First Food Here's a chunk of the article: Rice cereal is never a healthy first food for babies. Not only is it an extremely high... (more)

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Heather_1 0 · October 04, 2012 at 4:23 PM

My baby's first food (and still at almost 1 year her favorite food) was egg yolks. At first, I soft boiled them for 4 minutes and spoon fed them to her. Later, I pan fried them in coconut oil or other fat and chopped them into small pieces for... (more)

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by 1115 · about 22 hours ago

Ethical implication aside, here's the problem: Single mom to a 15 month old paleo baby. She isn't intolerant as grandma had a tendency to sneak her crap-food when she watched my daughter and she handled it fine. I've fired grandma from baby duty... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · September 30, 2012 at 4:55 AM

Have you asked her doctor? Some pediatricians will do that just because they are willing to support you as a parent. If not, start asking around for a paleo friendly "civilian" doctor. Or ask all your friends and relatives if they know a... (more)

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by 55 · about 22 hours ago

Hi there, first time poster & long time lurker. I had my baby 11 months ago & am raising her using a WAPF/Paleo diet. Baby is exclusively breastfed (no formula/substitutes) & I started Baby led weaning when she was 7 months old. Baby... (more)

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nthmost 0 · September 14, 2012 at 8:44 PM

I don't think there's any kind of meal standard with my toddler. He's a Zen master: he eats when he's hungry and sleeps when he's tired. It's frustrating sometimes when he rejects food that I thought would be his favorites forever (e.g. as an... (more)

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by 150 · about 22 hours ago

Anybody here ever try some of the baby food options? I was going down the isle and noticed some of the fruit ones are just the fruit no water or other additives. Thinking of things to add to my lunches as a treat from time to time. What do you... (more)

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Acumen_Athletics 0 · September 08, 2012 at 2:51 AM

Why not real fruit? I gave this a thought at one point while shopping. I saw a bag like package of organic yams & sweet potato baby food. I figured it would be easy to carry as a pre workout source of carbs. I put it backafter reading the... (more)

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by 5 · about 22 hours ago

I am writing in need of some advice and resources about feeding a Paleo/primal infant. Isaac has been eating solids for almost a month now and he will be 6 months on Saturday. We started him a little early, but he was ready. He is still... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · September 06, 2012 at 7:18 PM

The reason you can't find any consistent advice is because each author is pretty much making it up as they go. It isn't rocket science, it is just food, and our babies aren't hothouse flowers, they are little people. I think we have gone way... (more)

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by 125 · about 22 hours ago

Hello Paleo friends! I was wondering if you could recommend some snacks and quick meals (and perhaps also some pantry essentials!) for our family. I will be having my third baby sometime in the upcoming month and plan on nursing him. We're all... (more)

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PaleoDel 0 · September 02, 2012 at 10:43 PM

I keep a crudite platter with cheese, olives and sausages handy. Also tuna, chicken, eggs and mayo for the respective salads. But the most important things i make in big batches are deviled eggs. All kinds of variations. I often can't cook... (more)

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by 1876 · about 22 hours ago

My son is 10 months old and I would like to start introducing him to cow's milk. At what age is it safe to give him unpasteurized milk? We have a great local supplier of organic, raw milk and I do not want him drinking any pasteurized and... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · August 17, 2012 at 1:11 PM

If you can drink it safely & are still breastfeeding, you will pass on any needed antibodies to him. Maybe give his immune system a couple more months while YOU drink the milk, before introducing it to him.

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by 15 · about 22 hours ago

He's not quite into feeding his own self yet but I keep putting food in front of him on his tray which he generally shoves off and thinks is a game? Can anyone give me some ideas on how to introduce meat to him and vegetables? He's been eating... (more)

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tanukicons 0 · June 28, 2012 at 11:09 PM

I just cut up whatever I'm eating into 1 year old size pieces...my boy is very anxious to eat whatever I am. I also don't feed him by himself...we eat together and I think this encourages him.

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by 11581 · about 22 hours ago

My daughter is expecting with my second grandchild in July. Aside from the standard type baby gifts, what would you suggest? She's very into attachment parenting and is a Montessori teacher. They live in New Mexico - very dry. Some possibilities... (more)

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Marie 0 · May 26, 2012 at 6:01 PM

I've given this as my "standard "first baby" gift" for the last 20 years with ONLY rave reviews. Even the Dads love this one! BPA / PHTHALATE FREE NO BATTERIES OR ELECTRICITY NEEDED - PERFECT FOR TRAVEL! SEPARATES SEEDS, SKIN, BONE, AND MORE 4... (more)

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by 10294 · about 22 hours ago

Paleo is not about re-enactment. Paleo is about making informed choices in a modern world. What commercially available brand (available in Europe/Belgium) of baby/infant formula would you give to your child. Or which one certainly not. And... (more)

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Nate_6 0 · March 20, 2012 at 10:49 AM

"Paleo is not about re-enactment. Paleo is about making informed choices in a modern world." Well said, and I whole-heartedly agree. The best we've found is the Hipp Organic formula. I spent more than an hour in our local Edeka reading... (more)

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by 457 · about 22 hours ago

OK so my baby girl is 13 months old but can devour a chicken leg like you wouldn't believe. The other day she bit off the end of the bone and it freaked me out but when I went to fish it out of her mouth she had eaten it already. My hubby said... (more)

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Jenny_9 0 · March 16, 2012 at 7:48 PM

My dad used to say cartilage makes your bones strong, and showed us how to "eat it like an animal" when we were little. It's basically a bunch of extracellular matrix with collagen mixed in, so as far as content goes it shouldn't be any trouble,... (more)

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by 58 · about 22 hours ago

Hi, My daughter has been primal from day one. Dairy she has is kefir made from raw milk, raw cheese and grass fed butter, greek yoghurt and otherwise just fruit, veg and meats with lots of fat, animal fat and coconut oil. Very occasionally some... (more)

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Chris_27 0 · February 23, 2012 at 5:44 PM

I've read in sports magazines that bumping or pinching your fingertip/nail results in those white spots. I've noticed that's happened to me a few times, usually with doing heavy yard work and remodeling around our house. Maybe she's biting or... (more)

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by 1115 · about 22 hours ago

Quick background: my mother is my daycare for my eight month old daughter. She doesn't work and my father passed away when I was young so this arrangement works out for us financially and emotionally (no caregiver will love my daughter as much as... (more)

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graciel 0 · February 22, 2012 at 2:10 PM

She wants to give the kid a treat. Explain to Grandma that that's ok, but they have to be the treats you specify. "Mom, I love you, but I want my daughter to have the best start possible, and that means no grains. If you want to give her a... (more)

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by 50 · about 22 hours ago

I have a two and a half month old baby boy who I cannot breastfeed for medical reasons. I am new to the Paleo lifestyle, My husband and I are starting this weekend with our 3 and 2 year old after I go grocery shopping for some meat! My son is on... (more)

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brittany_2 0 · January 11, 2012 at 2:54 AM

I make the homemade formula. I slowly introduced it in small portions and increased the ratio slowly over about a week. Just like anything else sometimes their tummies need a slow transition. She has been on it for the past 3 months and is 9... (more)

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by 13983 · about 22 hours ago

So I'm five months preggie, and I'm wondering about my leptin management and cortisol levels. For the most part, I sleep about 9 hours a night (I have no choice b/c of the preggie hormones!) and those are pretty regular hours of sleep. Also, my... (more)

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miked_2 0 · December 19, 2011 at 11:12 PM

Well my wife did a 100% paleo pregenancy but didn't stress about things like leptin or cortisol management. Just ate right and got as much sleep as she could. She now feeds our guy 100% paleo breast milk and he sleeps in a dark room. All of... (more)

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by 569 · about 22 hours ago

Dear Paleos, Please help me choose the best prenatal/pregnancy supplement. I like this one so far, but would like to investigate further: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Pure-Encapsulations-Nutrient-Vitamin-vcaps/dp/B002X9UJE8/ref=lh_ni_t Please offer... (more)

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maurile 0 · December 06, 2011 at 12:09 AM

Go to about the 35-minute mark in this Chris Kresser podcast. He says that many prenatal vitamins have too much iodine and iron, and not enough vitamin D or vitamin K. He says it's generally best to try to meet your nutrient needs through food... (more)

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by 569 · about 22 hours ago

I would like paleos to share and comment on good baby books, resources and supplements mostly focused on preconception and labor. I have stumbled upon on the following so far: Book by Dave Asprey and his MD wife which is yet to come... (more)

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Gazelle 0 · October 26, 2011 at 2:37 PM

In addition to all the WAPF stuff: Real Food for Mother and Baby by Nina Planck I bought Chris's program when it was first released but ended up returning it. I think it's a decent intro for people with little or no exposure to paleo/WAPF... (more)

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by 75 · about 22 hours ago

A friend of mine called me today and told me that her super cute 15-month-old just had a doctor's appointment and his height and head circumference are off the charts with regards to percentiles (greater than 100%) and his weight is at 95% and her... (more)

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The_Quilt 0 · September 17, 2011 at 9:01 PM

Tell her to ask the pediatrician if low fat milk is so good for the kid how come human breast milk has 54% saturated fat? Is it because God or evolution are not that smart and dont follow the opinions of narrow minded "experts" The kids head... (more)

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