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How To Wean Baby Off Formula

13th September 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Do I need to stop baby formula milk?When your baby approaches their first birthday you may start thinking about weaning off formula and on to whole cow’s milk.Formula mimics the nutritional composition of breast milk and contains suitable amounts of nutrients like protein, fats, and minerals tailored to support optimal growth for the first year

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How to start baby led weaning and 30 nutritious recipes

30th August 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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There’s a lot of information in this blog. If you would like a PDF version delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.With thanks to Charlotte Harman for the research that went into producing this blog.Baby Led Weaning has a slightly different set of things to consider than traditional spoon weaning so I wanted

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When can baby sit in highchair? Exciting signs to look out for

16th August 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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This blog contains affiliate links.When can baby sit in highchair? Exciting signs to look out for!Highchairs are one of the most significant pieces of baby equipment you’ll buy and their price range varies from £15 right up to several hundred pounds. But do you know what to look for in a highchair?It’s not just about

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Fussy baby at the breast: Why is my baby crying?

2nd August 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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If your baby is fussy at the breast and you’re not sure why, take a look through the following list of potential reasons, along with the solutions and hopefully this will answer your questions. Baby’s having a growth spurt.Growth spurts are common in babies and are a time when they often become fussy. They can

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Baby Led Weaning Pancakes

21st July 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Pancakes have long been a favourite in our house and now my children are older they make their own! Whether you prefer them sweet or savoury, you can’t go wrong by suggesting them as a weekend breakfast or as a mid afternoon snack. You might be wondering when it’s OK for your baby to eat them especially

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15 baby led weaning egg recipes and tips for introducing your baby to egg

24th May 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Eggs are one of my favourite first foods because they are a staple that can be whipped up into a super tasty meal really quickly. And they are also packed full of nutrients such as protein, zinc and iron, which are needed for the growth and development of your baby. When can I give my baby egg?The

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Why is my breastfed baby refusing bottle feeding?

10th May 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Both of my babies were breastfed and completely refused to take a bottle. That was before the days of the internet when I could have just googled what to do. Instead, I had to take trips to the library to read tattered mothering books, which to be honest were less than helpful, and none of the

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The Sensory Side of Weaning

7th May 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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In celebration of WeaningWeek I’ve written a brand new blog for my friends at Nuby UK on an often overlooked, but really important side of weaning.⁠⁠It’s the sensory side of weaning.⁠⁠Babies learn to eat using their sensory system and the more that weaning is a sensory experience, the more their brains develop.⁠⁠In this blog, I

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What to do if your baby is refusing to eat!

29th March 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below.Are you battling with a baby that constantly pushes away the spoon? Often babies get off to a great start with weaning and then suddenly they don’t want to eat, and it can be a worry!In this

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Are you curious? Can you overfeed a breastfed baby?

15th March 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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If you would like a PDF download of this blog delivered directly to your inbox, pop your details below. My first baby fed frequently. I mean every 40 minutes or so and as he got older, every time he cried, I offered him the boob. It worked, he settled and he wasn’t a fan of

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