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Baby Formula Shortage: Advice from the Experts

The experts at Children’s Hospital Colorado answer questions about the baby formula shortage.

Healthy Meal Tips for Busy Families

Preparing healthy meals doesn’t have to be hard or time consuming. Learn how to easily prepare nutritious meals for your family every day.

Breastfeeding in the NICU and When You Go Home

Infants with medical conditions may have trouble breastfeeding or bottle feeding because they don’t yet have the skills, or their condition prevents it. Our experts share what you need to know about feeding your baby while they're in the NICU.

Snack Attack: Healthy Snacking for Kids

Healthy snacks can be good for kids when given at the right time and in the right amount. Learn more about the dos and don’ts of eating between meals.

The Problem with HiPP, Holle and other European Baby Formulas

European baby formulas like HiPP and Holle are becoming increasingly popular in the U.S. The problem is that they’re not FDA-regulated - and that puts babies at risk.

Food Allergy Immunotherapy

Right now, there's no Food and Drug Administration-approved medical therapy to treat food allergies. Thanks to food allergy immunotherapy, or food desensitization, that's about to change.

Food Allergy 101

Does your child have food allergies? Our Food Allergy 101 provides families with food allergy resources and information they need to understand, prevent and manage their child's food allergies.

Keto Diet for Kids with Epilepsy: The Benefits and Risks

Touted by neurologists and celebrities, the ketogenic diet has many benefits, including seizure reduction for kids with epilepsy — but it can also be dangerous. Learn more about keto and its benefits and drawbacks for kids with epilepsy here.

Food Intolerance and Elimination Diet Tips for Parents

If your child has a food allergy or intolerance, they might be missing out on vital nutrients. Learn about food intolerance and elimination diets for kids.

Should My Child Take Probiotics?

Our pediatric gastroenterologist Dr. Gregg Kobak gives parents three probiotics tips and shares how to know if kids need them.

Preventing Summer Weight Gain in Kids During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Summer is usually a more carefree time when kids tend to gain weight. The pandemic may increase the risk further. Get tips on preventing summer weight gain.

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