Do Moms Make Bad Food Taste Good to Babies?

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Kat eating noodles by Tigers & StrawberriesBarbara Fisher, mother to preteen Morganna and pretoddler Kat and the author of the ever-provocative food blog Tigers & Strawberries, is thinking about the British study that suggests mothers may be making 'bad food taste good' to their babies by eating junk food during pregnancy and while nursing.

"... infant food preferences are in some part shaped by their mother’s diets during pregnancy and lactation. This does make sense –- because as mothers and doctors have known for generations, flavors from her diet come through the breast milk, so it is only logical that a child will have a preference for tastes which they have experienced before." ~ Tigers & Strawberries

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