Healthy Eating Habits for Babies and Toddlers

Hello and Welcome to The Baby Food Doctor website.
I am Dr. Kim Bruno, and I have a passion for developing healthy eating habits for babies and toddlers, to give them the foundation to grow-up to be healthy, and happy children and adults.


The mission of and the corresponding classes and learning materials is to spread good quality, evidence based information on healthy eating habits for babies as well as children's nutrition from conception, through the toddler years. By improving our children's nutrition we will be improving the overall quality of our children’s health for generations to come.

Do you have questions on when, how and what to feed your growing baby? Through the pages of this website, I will take the time to answer your questions and give you a foundation to building a healthy eater.

Feeding your baby is one of the most important jobs we have as a new parents, but many times parents are confused and frustrated by the conflicting information available and then left guessing what baby food is is best for their baby.

If you are looking for something specific in regards to the health and nutrition of your child, or maybe a particular Baby Food Doctor recipe, please use our search tool.

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Some of the questions I hear from parents in my practice as well as on the play ground are:

• What are the specific healthy eating habits for babies and toddlers?
• What are the nutritional needs during pregnancy?
• What are the advantages of breastfeeding? Is there a diet for breastfeeding mothers?
• I need a baby formula review. Should I choose dairy or soy based formula?
• When to start introducing baby food? What is the best first food for my baby?
• What are some easy homemade baby food recipes?
• How do I deal with a picky eater?
• How can I improve toddler nutrition?

The Baby Food Doctor is dedicated to helping you, the parents, sort through information and provide you with evidence based information to keep those little tummies happy and healthy.

Thank you for visiting!
In Good Health,
Dr. Kim Bruno

Disclaimer: The information on this site is for educational purposes only and is not meant to take the place of the information provided by your health practitioner. Please always consult a physician with any health related concerns or before starting yourself or your baby on a nutritional therapy or medical treatment plan.


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