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Introducing Solids

5 foods to avoid for your baby

Starting solids is an exciting time, but knowing what foods to give your baby can be quite stressful. Ensuring they have a healthy and nutritious diet is so important for their wellbeing and development...

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Recipes

Slow cooker lamb goulash casserole

This recipe is one the whole family will enjoy and it's loaded in goodness! Slow cooking is a great option for preparing your babies food, simply add all the delicious ingredients and leave to cook overnight...

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Nutrition Tips

The lowdown on buying baby food

A baby’s relationship with food and associated preferences start and are shaped from the very first taste of food that touches their tongue. Manufacturers often add hidden sugars as they know this...

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Introducing Solids

Iron and protein-rich foods for babies

When your baby moves on to solids it’s common to stress over whether they are getting enough nutrients in their diet. You can send yourself mad analysing how much they actually got in their mouth as opposed...

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Nutrition Tips

The lowdown on fruit

While your child’s taste buds are developing, it’s important for them to be exposed to vegetables in their natural state, so as not to set up unrealistic expectations that veggies (and other foods) are sweeter...

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Teething

Teething rusks

Store bought teething rusks can often contain hidden nasties. This simple recipe will ensure that you know exactly what your little one is chomping on when those teeth are trying to cut through...

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Introducing Solids

Solids and sleep

There is a lot of expectation around sleep as you near the 6-month mark. A lot of people will look forward to their little one sleeping through as a result of solids being established in their day...

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Recipes

Carrot, broccoli & pumpkin puree

This puree combination is one that your little one will enjoy due to the naturally sweet nature of carrot and pumpkin. Teamed with the goodness of broccoli, it will ensure your little one is getting essential vitamins and nutrients.

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Pear puree

Introduce your little one to the natural sweet flavour of fruit with this simple pear puree. It is filled with fibre, rich in vitamin C and can be helpful for relieving constipation in babies.

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Food Safety

Can babies eat seafood?

Seafood can be a confusing topic when it comes to your baby’s diet. You might be wondering when is the right time to introduce seafood, what types are safe for them to enjoy and what are the best practices...

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Baby Foods That Help With Constipation – and cause it!

Constipation in newborns is fairly uncommon and many parents confuse irregular bowel movements with constipation. Babies can poop anywhere from every feed to once a week. But rather than frequency, you want to look for consistency and whether they are hard or soft. Then once your baby starts on solid foods this can change as their little digestive systems adjust to their new diet and certain foods they eat can cause constipation. But there are...

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