Healthy Diets Overview Eating healthy is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and is something that should be taught to children at a young age. Infant Nutrition Choosing how to feed your baby is an important decision that has life-long effects for your baby and for you. Feeding Guide for the First Year It's important to feed your baby a variety of healthy foods at the proper time. Solid foods should not be started before 4 months of age. Babies and Toddlers Need Iron to Thrive Is your new baby getting enough iron? It’s important to know. The mineral provides fuel for growth spurts, brain development and more. Find out the exact amount your new baby needs and good food sources of iron. Failure to Thrive Failure to thrive means that a child is not growing as he or she should. Psychological, social, or economic problems within the family almost always play a role in this condition.