This window before neophobia sets in is a very special time when babies are primed to learn the food culture of their parents and of their society, using every avenue available to them.
Excerpted from Feeding Baby Green by Alan Greene.
Dr. Alan Greene, author of Feeding Baby Green, is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of California San Francisco. In addition to being the founder of www.DrGreene.com, he is the Chief Medical Officer of A.D.A.M., and the Pediatric Expert for WebMD. He is the Chair Elect of The Organic Center and on the Advisory Board of Healthy Child Healthy World. Dr. Greene appears frequently on TV, radio, websites, and in print including appearances on The Today Show, Fox and Friends, The Wall Street Journal, Parents Magazine, and US Weekly. Dr. Greene is a practicing pediatrician at Stanford University's Packard Children's Hospital.
Copyright © 2009 by Alan Greene. Reprinted with permission of the publisher, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.