the nigerian woman's guide to feeding babies & toddlers
By Emmanuel A. Domfeh, RD,PhD ; Oluwatoyin B. Oluwole, PhD ; Olusola F. Olagunju, MSc ; Mary A. Ajakaye, RN

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The Nigerian Woman’s Guide to Feeding Babies and Toddlers – written and reviewed by a team of paediatric and nutrition experts -- is a complete nutrition guide to breastfeeding, formula feeding, complementary feeding, handling picky eaters and food allergies. The book in seven chapters guides every caregiver on what he or she needs to know about infant and young child feeding. The book opens with the basics of nutrition by discussing the nutrients found in various food items and their functions in the body. This is followed in a systematic manner by other chapters dealing with various aspects of infant and young child feeding including breastfeeding, complementary feeding, nutrient requirements at various stages of growth, gastrointestinal and allergic conditions associated with child feeding and continues with a discussion of some misconceptions about feeding babies and toddlers. The last chapter is on menu planning for infants and home made Nigerian recipes for toddlers. The book also offers guidance on best foods for every age and stage to help your child establish a healthy regular eating schedule. If you are overwhelmed by the choices of when, how, and what to feed your baby reach out and get your copy to access organized, practical, and up-to-date guide on feeding your child from birth until toddlerhood. In summary, this book answers all your relevant questions about child nutrition in plain and simple language. Authors Emmanuel Asare Domfeh, RD, PhD Dr. Emmanuel Asare Domfeh graduated with a BSc in Nutrition and MPhil in Clinical Nutrition (Dietetics) from University of Ghana. He has also completed a doctorate degree in Medicine/Physiology (Maternal & Child Nutrition) from King’s College London, UK. Emmanuel has served as a dietician at Ridge Hospital, Princess Marie Louise Children’s Hospital and the Volta River Authority Clinic in Accra, Ghana. He also worked with the 37 Military Hospital, Ghana, as a dietician and as an instructor for students on clinical placement. Emmanuel has also served as a community nutrition officer for the World Food Programme and with UNICEF Ghana, where he was involved in projects aimed at improving maternal and child nutrition. Oluwatoyin Bolanle Oluwole, PhD Dr (Mrs) Oluwatoyin Bolanle Oluwole was born on the 11th September 1965. She obtained her BSc and Masters degrees from the prestigious University of Ibadan, Nigeria in Food Technology and her Doctorate degree from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria in Food processing and storage technology. She is currently the Director of Food Technology Department of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research, Oshodi, Lagos. Her research interests are in food processing and nutrition, food and nutrition security especially for infants and young children, dietary control on obesity and value addition. Noticed an error in this book? Send a mail to to report it

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