These are books that have been evaluated by LLL and are generally in harmony with LLL philosophy.
Feel free to post the books you have found helpful in starting solids, baby-led solids, or nutrition for babies.
MY CHILD WON'T EAT!
Parents everywhere worry when their baby or toddler doesn't seem to eat as much as they think he should! Dr. Carlos Gonzalez sets those fears to rest as he explores the reasons why a child refuses food, the pitfalls of growth charts, and the ways that growth and activity affect a child's caloric needs.
WHOLE FOODS FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS
This beginning guide into the world of whole foods helps mothers to introduce their babies to solids and to encourage healthful eating for all ages. It contains updated information on the inferiority of processed and packaged baby food and the superiority of whole foods.
FEEDING THE WHOLE FAMILY: Cooking with Whole Foods
Starts with the basics of creating a whole foods diet, from understanding grains and beans to determining what meats are acceptable to eat. Author Cynthia Lair then applies these lessons to cooking for young children and babies aged six months and older. She explains how to adapt each recipe separately for both children's and adults' palates. This updated edition includes the most current nutritional research along with 65 delicious new recipes, including meat dishes.
Sears, William & Martha
THE FAMILY NUTRITION BOOK
A comprehensive and informative book about nutrition based on the Sears' many years of professional and personal experience with children. It covers much more than preparing and eating healthful foods. It also addresses breastfeeding, starting solids, feeding your immune system and the anti-cancer diet. A thorough reference which answers nutrition questions clearly and includes many "just fun" ideas that every family can use to promote family nutrition and raise healthy children.
Sears, Martha & William Sears
HEALTHIEST KID IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
In this book, the Searses offer an eating plan that has been effective for countless people. They define eating habits that can counter or prevent many illnesses and provide tips for all stages, from picky eaters to junk food cravings. Recipes included!
Getting toddlers to eat good foods can sometimes be challenging, but this book can help you make it easier. More than 100 recipes for fun, tasty food are included along with a great nutritional reference section that gives information on many store-bought products.