All About Food: Nutrition 101

Worried about nutrition issues like food insecurity or reliance on unhealthy foods? AF's medical expert is here to help.

Baby with apples, symbolizing adoptive nutrition
Food, glorious food! One of the many tasks of parenthood is to teach healthy eating. Whatever the age when they join their family, a child may be undernourished, overweight, or average in size. New adoptive parents often need to meet a child's unique nutritional needs while simultaneously enhancing their attachment to the family. Nutritional changes should be gradual, rather than abrupt. Babies may benefit from continuing the same formula they had been fed in their birth home, previous foster home, ...

How can I make sure my child develops healthy eating habits?

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