Starting babies on solid foods – Audio

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Beth Olson, Extension Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
bholson@wisc.edu
(608) 265-2108

3:05 – Total Time
0:16 – Transition you baby to solid food
0:47 – Babies will eat enough
1:14 – Pre-packaged baby foods
1:41 – Meal time stress
2:09 – Turn off the TV
2:24 – More information on feeding babies
2:55 – Lead out

TRANSCRIPT

Sevie Kenyon:  What to do when your baby’s old enough to eat. We’re visiting today with Beth Olson, Department of Nutritional Science, University of Wisconsin- Madison/Extension in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and I’m Sevie Kenyon. Beth, what do you do when it’s time to start feeding your baby solid foods?

Beth Olson: So maybe you do start with infant foods that are in a jar, those are really convenient there’s a wide variety, they’re great place to start. But then after that, you can cook your own foods softer, you can choose things that are a little easier to chew up and swallow, cut the pieces small and put them on the baby’s tray on the high chair and pull them up next to you and give them a big soft spoon and let them go. Continue reading

Value of breast feeding – Audio

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Importance of breast feeding

Beth Olson, Extension Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
bholson@wisc.edu
(608) 265-2108

3:04 – Total Time
0:14 – Benefits of breast feeding
0:37 – Impediments to breast feeding
1:04 – Adapting to the challenge
1:31 – More mothers breast feed
1:45 – Get prepared beforehand
2:22 – Many resources to help
2:54 – Lead out

TRANSCRIPT

 Sevie Kenyon: The value of breast feeding, we’re visiting today with Beth Olson, Department of Nutritional Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison Extension in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and I’m Sevie Kenyon. Beth, give us an idea why breast feeding is so important.

Beth Olson: Well breast milk provides the perfect nutrition for a new baby and it changes as the baby grows so it continues to provide the best nutrition. It also protects against various infections and diseases because of the many, many immune factures in breast milk that aren’t available in baby formula.

Sevie Kenyon: Beth, given the benefits, what are some of the impediments to people breast feeding? Continue reading