A well planned vegan diet supports healthy living for all stages of life including pregnancy, infancy and childhood (American Dietetics Assocation, 2009; Memorandum of Understanding between The Vegan Society and the British Dietetic Association, The British Dietetic Association, 12th March 2014).
Check out some of the guidelines that are provided by Registered Dietitians specialising in plant based nutrition to ensure that you are eating and feeding your family in a way that ensures optimum health.
Feeding Vegan Children, Reed Mangels, PhD, RD, From Simply Vegan 5th Edition
First Steps Nutrition
Four Ways Vegan Diets Help Kids, Dr Neal Barnard, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM)
UK Vegan Society Guidelines on Vegan Diet for Children
“In my role as a practising State Registered Dietitian, I wholeheartedly recommend a vegan diet for all ages including babies and children.
shows that a vegan diet can be a good healthy option for everyone wishing to avoid animal suffering, for the dairy intolerant, or for those that simply want to provide the correct healthy diet for their family.”
Sandra Hood,State Registered Dietitian