Don’t mind the mess.
It's important for babies to be in control of the pace and amount they eat.
A Middle Bronze Age child from the Lebanese site of Sidon buried in a large jar. Smaller ceramics were placed with the dead as funerary objects.
Researchers used advanced chemical analyses to study breastfeeding in some of the world's first farming communities.
Sleeping like a baby.
A new study claims that an early start on solids can help babies sleep – but established research has proven the risks outweigh any benefit.
Assessing a tasty treat.
Three academics analyse the evidence for and against baby-led weaning.
Babies’ milk teeth carry their early food history, and this remains stable for tens of thousands of years.
We know at least six months of exclusive breastfeeding is the best start to a baby’s life. What’s amazing is it seems ancient hominids knew that too. In a paper published today in Nature, we analysed the…
What is seen as a staple food for many babies may be detrimental as researchers have found that babies who were spoon fed…