I’ve had a few questions regarding why I don’t recommend most grains and gluten until baby is atleast 10 months, and why I am not a fan of rice cereal - and this is why:Read More
How to build a nutritionally dense purée for your baby!
It’s easy to make a purée, but what you should be aiming for is not just ‘filler foods’ but nutritionally dense foods! Our babies stomachs are very small, so let’s fill them with foods that will benefit them!
Baby food doesn’t need to taste boring! Once your baby is used to the pure tastes of fruit and vegetables it’s time to start adding some flavour! Exposing your baby to strong flavours early on in their food journey will help promote a more mature pallet and less fussy kids - start with small amounts of flavour and work your way up.Read More
I get quite a few questions asking ‘how much’ and ‘how often’ should my baby eat.. it’s a bit of a tricky question to answer, as like adults, babies will have different needs! My advice would be always boob (or formula) before food atleast until baby starts weaning (or 12 months of age).
When first starting foods at 6 months I would recommendRead More
4-5 month old babies are sometimes very eager to participate in meal time (as I write this I have a VERY eager 5 month old!) but it doesn’t necessarily mean they are ready for solidsRead More
I often hear mums talk about starting their baby on solids at a young age (under 6 months) because ‘they were grabbing my food’ or ‘they were watching me eat’ or to make them sleep better! And whilst I understand the thought process these mums were going through there are a few definitive things you should look out for prior to commencing solids.Read More