Most babies are ready for solid foods when they're around 6 months old. Until then, your baby will get all the nutrients he needs from breast milk or infant formula.
At the 6-month mark, look for these food-ready signs:
• He can sit w...Learn more
Yes. You need some, but too much can be toxic. The Institute of Medicine recommends that you get 770 µg of vitamin A per day while pregnant. More than 3000 µg per day while pregnant can increase the risk of birth defects. But rest assured that...Learn more
Pregnant women who have never had diabetes before, but who have high blood sugar (glucose) levels during pregnancy, are said to have gestational diabetes.
In Canada, gestational diabetes varies from 3.7% in non-Aboriginal women to 8%–18% in...Learn more
DHA is a type of Omega-3 fat, and an important building block of your baby’s developing brain.
A baby’s brain more than doubles in size in the first year of life, and within the first 3 years of life 85% of brain growth has occurred. A baby’s...Learn more
Toddlers need enough energy and nutrients to fuel their play and next stages of growth. Assuming your toddler has transitioned to solid foods and cow’s milk, adding 2 servings of Enfagrow A+® daily to a meal or as a healthy snack can help suppo...Learn more
By eating the right amount of food recommended in Eating Well with Canada's Food Guide, children can get the nutrients they need to grow and thrive.
Learn about Canada's Food Guide for Toddlers