Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater

  • by Nimali Fernando, MD, MPH, Melanie Potock, MACC-SLP
  • Narrated by Teri Schnaubelt
  • 8 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock (a.k.a. Dr. Yum and Coach Mel) know the importance of giving your child the right start on his or her food journey - for good health, motor skills, and even cognitive and emotional development. In Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater they explain how to expand your family's food horizons, avoid the picky eater trap, identify special feeding needs, and put joy back into mealtimes, with:


Advice tailored to every stage from newborn through school-age
Real-life stories of parents and kids they have helped
Wisdom from cultures across the globe on how to feed kids
Helpful insights on the sensory system, difficult mealtime behaviors, and everything from baby-led weaning to sippy cups
And seven "passport stamps" for good parenting: joyful, compassionate, brave, patient, consistent, proactive, and mindful

Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater shows the way to lead your baby, toddler, or young child on the path to adventurous eating. Grab your passport and go!

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What the Critics Say

"Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock take compassion and camaraderie to arm parents with knowledge and techniques" (Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior)

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-06-2017
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio