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Eat Baby, Healthy

We share good things for nine months long, So I meet you healthy and strong. Feed me after I am born, Skin to skin, safe and warm…

Written by a pediatrician, Eat Baby, Healthy is a soft, rhyming story from a baby's point of view, celebrating the health and emotional benefits of prenatal nutrition and breastfeeding. The third book in a groundbreaking series (including the best-selling Sleep Baby, Safe and Snug and Calm Baby Gently) dedicated to sharing important health guidance for parents of infants through children's books, while promoting shared reading and togetherness.

*Also available in Spanish as Come Bebé, Sanamente.


"The title of this precious book, 'Eat Baby, Healthy,' says it all! Author, Dr. John Hutton, and illustrator, Leah Busch, emphasize the importance of good nutrition for moms during the prenatal period as well as the multitude of benefits of mother’s milk for the baby, above and beyond providing perfect nutrition. This is a must read for all expecting moms, grandmothers, fathers, siblings, and other family members to learn about the far-reaching importance of breastfeeding.” - Dr. Julie Ware, MD, MPH, IBCLC, FAAP, FABM, Fellow, Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine, Certified Lactation Consultant, and Attending Physician, Cincinnati Children’s Medical Center Hospital, Center for Breastfeeding Medicine.


About the Author: 

Dr. John S. Hutton is a pediatrician, clinical research fellow, and owner of the award-winning blue manatee children’s bookstore. His research foci are the effect of shared reading on brain development, general early and pediatric health literacy, and the health effects of electronic media on young children, as well as the importance of a solid foundation in words and play. www.BabyUnplugged.com

About the Illustrator: 

Leah Busch is an artist from Cincinnati, OH. She has held numerous positions in the arts, won numerous awards including for her Toast to Baby children’s book series, and taught extensively, and holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  www.LeahBusch.com



Publishing Info:

Publish Date: October 1, 2014
Publisher: blue manatee press
ISBN: 978-1-936669-30-1

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Also available in Spanish: Come bebé, sanamente

"Compartimos cosas buenas nueve meses, para sano y fuerte conocerte. Aliméntame después de nacido. Piel con piel, seguro y acogido..."


Publishing Info

Publish date: April 1, 2016
Publisher: blue manatee press
ISBN: 978-1-936669-41-7