Nutrition is a very important issue for new mothers and their babies. The last thing you want to do after giving birth is worry about what to eat, but you need certain nutrients to heal after birth, and your baby needs the proper nutrition to grow into a healthy child. There are also different methods of feeding your baby to consider. Will you breastfeed or bottle-feed? When will you start feeding solid foods to your baby? This chapter will give you all the information you need to make these decisions.