Tag Archives: "Nutritional advice"

Weaning Premature Babies

One of my NCT friends had her baby early and really struggled when it came to weaning. There is a lot of weaning guidance available for babies born on or around their due date (from week 37 of pregnancy onwards is considered term). However, not a lot f …

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Can my baby have soya formula?

There is quite a lot of controversy around soya infant formula and at the moment it’s not recommended for babies under 6 months of age. Recently the British Dietetic Association updated their guidance on the use of soya infant formula as new research h …

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The best baby food for constipation

This blog is all about poo!Baby constipation a subject I get asked about a lot. Understandably it can cause some anxiety in parents. I’ll talk you through what’s normal in terms of the frequency, colour and consistency of your baby’s bowel movements an …

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The best food for babies

This blog is sponsored by Nature & Nurture Baby & Child Vitamins and contains an affiliate link for this product. Once your baby reaches 6 months of age, their nutritional requirements are much greater. Not only have they started to run out of …

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The best probiotic for kids

When babies are born they have a sterile digestive system. During birth, then from breastmilk or formula and later on from food, probiotic bacteria are introduced. These bacteria make up an important part of your littles ones health and different exper …

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How to do stage 2 weaning

Weaning is often described as being divided into three stages which explain the journey your baby will follow from first foods to family meals.  Stage 1 weaning describes the very first foods you offer your baby. If you are following traditional weanin …

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Baby led weaning snacks and 25 nutritious ideas

This blog contains affiliate links.As I go about my day I often see parents giving their little ones snacks while they’re sitting in their pushchairs. I can understand why, it keeps them busy and allows mums a little time to run errands and get their j …

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Why 'Food Before One is just for Fun' is not true!

Have you heard this phrase? It’s used with good intention I’m sure, I’ve heard ‘food before one is just for fun’ being used to reassure mums not to worry too much about weaning as it can be an anxiety-provoking time. We all want to do the best we can w …

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