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7 things you need to know about a baby's digestive system and why sweetcorn comes out whole!

3rd January 2022 / 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. I bet since you started having children, the topic of poo has featured quite a lot in your conversations. Probably more so than before.If you are anything like my clients, you likely have some questions about

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The 8 best blogs for baby led weaning recipes

22nd November 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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I spend a lot of time looking for delicious recipes for the families that I work with to help them be inspired when weaning, so I thought why not write a round-up of all of my favourite blogs.There are 8 blogs that I visit often and it’s because the recipes they create are not only

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Which milk is best for babies? A review of infant formula

16th November 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Every day I’m asked a question about formula. My gut feeling is that there isn’t enough information and support out there for mums and dads who bottle feed, and I know lots of my healthcare professional colleagues are afraid to share this information for being seen as promoting bottle feeding.My belief is fed is best

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"I'm Thinking Of Getting A Bottle Prep Machine. Are They Safe For My Baby?"

8th November 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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This blog contains affiliate links.What are bottle prep machines?Bottle prep machines, also known as ‘baby bottle makers’, will either mix baby formula to the correct temperature or just boil water to the required temperature.We know that the best method to feed your little one is to breastfeed for their first six months. However, not all

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Introducing Allergens to Baby – how to minimise the risk of an allergic reaction

19th October 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.Weaning your baby onto solid foods is exciting but can also be daunting. Worrying about food allergy is a real concern for some parents when you start weaning your baby. How will you know if your baby

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Why salt for babies is an important topic for new parents

12th October 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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We are told to avoid salt in babies under 1 year of age as their kidneys can’t cope with it. However we all – including babies – need a little bit of salt to survive. What baby’s kidneys can’t cope with is too much salt.If you would like a PDF version of this blog delivered

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30 easy stage 3 baby food recipes and how to know when they’re ready

27th September 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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If you are traditionally spoon weaning your baby, you will get to a point where your baby can easily manage thick purées, some finger foods and is even coping with soft lumps.Now you need to turn up the textures a notch to provide more challenging foods which is the final step before your baby is

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Baby Portion Sizes

21st September 2021 / Sarah Almond Bushell

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Baby portion sizes – how to tell if your baby if eating wellFeeding your baby (and getting it right) is a hot topic. The most frequently asked question I get on social media is “How much food should my baby be eating?”After all, what you feed them makes them grow, develop and flourish into the

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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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