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The 3 pillars behind everything I do – My NOURISH – NURTURE – THRIVE Continuum

6th July 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Child, Family, baby, toddler
I’ve been working hard behind the scenes to come up with a way of describing to you what me and my business is really all about. I love being a Paediatric Dietitian and I really thrive on helping people which is part of the reason why I still do my NHS role alongside running ‘The

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Why you should pay close attention to the first 1000 days of your baby's life

15th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, baby
You might have heard the phrase ‘The first 1000 days’. It’s a unique window of opportunity in your little ones development (1).What happens in this phase is responsible for shaping your child’s future health and development for the rest of their life. Research shows it even has an impact on our society! In this 4

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How your antenatal diet can influence your baby's future

15th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, baby
The first part of the first 1000 days window of opportunity starts in pregnancy. What you eat and drink now can have a profound effect on your baby’s development and future health (2). Throughout pregnancy, your baby is completely dependent on you for everything they need (2). Therefore care should be taken when planning what you are

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Are you thinking of breast feeding, bottle feeding or a combination of both?

15th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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This post contains affiliate links. If you click on them and make a purchase a small amount of money is sent to me which I put towards the running costs of this blog. The price to you remains the same.After your baby is born, the journey of the first 1000 days continues. If you’ve been

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Do you know what the most nutritious store cupboard baby led weaning foods are?

8th June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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I’ve had lots of questions these last few weeks from worried Mums who were due to start weaning but are now concerned that they won’t be able to access the ingredients they need because of lockdown and so I thought I would put together this post on weaning with store cupboard ingredients to show you

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What is the best pre-pregnancy diet to optimise fertility?

1st June 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

Family, baby
This is a guest post by Registered Dietitian, Claire Pettit of CP NutritionFor anyone trying to have a baby, I’m sure you will have seen the wealth of suggestions and advice available on the internet about how to improve your chances of getting pregnant. Although we all want to do the best we can to

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Weaning Week Awards Finalist

28th May 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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WOW!I can’t quite believe it.I’ve just found out that I’ve been nominated in three categories for the Weaning Week Awards! I’m gobsmacked! But also delighted. The three categories I’m up for are:😊Best Blog😊Best Instagram Influencer Account😊Best Online AccountI started ‘The Children’s Nutritionist’ 2 years ago to help new mums get the right information on food

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Why you should practice pace feeding when bottle-feeding your baby

25th May 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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What is paced feeding?Pace feeding is a new bottle feeding technique that allows your baby to be in control of how much and how quickly they feed. The technique strengthens the attachment between you and your baby. It mimics the way a baby would feed if breastfeeding and can prevent overfeeding therefore reducing the risk

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How can I make baby led weaning choking foods safer?

18th May 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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According to a recent survey of all of my social media followers, gagging and choking is the number 1 weaning worry. I get it, it was my biggest worry too when I weaned my children.Each day around 40 under-5s are rushed to hospital after choking on something or swallowing something dangerous.I’ve teamed up with Daisy

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What are the best baby bottles when breastfeeding?

11th May 2020 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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This is a guest post by Registered Dietitian, Gabriella Goodchild.However you choose to feed your baby, you may decide to introduce a bottle at some point. With so many brands and baby bottles to choose from, how do you know which bottle to choose? And what are the best baby bottles when breastfeeding?Why introduce a bottle

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