How To Wean Your Baby

How to wean your baby

I’m SO excited that I’ve finally been able to announce that I’ve written a book! How to Wean Your Baby, is my very first book and it comes out April 29th 2021 from Ebury, Penguin. Excited isn’t even the word. It’s been something I’ve been working on for almost 2…

Veg-Led Weaning for Babies

First Foods for Babies: WHY the Veg-Led Approach? Something I talk about ALL the time across my blog and all of my social media channels is about encouraging an approach to Veg-Led weaning for babies. As part of my #Weanalong series, in this blog I wanted to cover a bit…

When Do I Start My Baby on Solid Food?

When Do I Start My Baby on Solid Food?

So many people ask questions about WHEN their baby might be ready to have their first tastes of solid foods. As Ada is very nearly at the age when I am going to be starting her weaning journey, I thought i would give you an update on when do I…

Christmas Stuffing Balls for Baby

Christmas Stuffing Balls for Baby

Today I’m sharing another festive recipe from the wonderful nutritious.sara. This time it’s a savoury recipe for your little one to enjoy either on Christmas day or just as nice winter warmer recipe! They’re full of festive flavours and can be adapted to suit whatever stage of the weaning journey…

The Importance of Nutrition During the First 1000 Days of Life

Over the next few weeks and months as I start my second weaning journey with Ada, I wanted to share my experience and also use it as an opportunity to cover a variety of topics that take you through all the various stages of weaning. Many of them are blogs…

Batch Cooking Baby Foods

The weaning journey with your little one is such an exciting time for so many reasons. But let’s be honest…. regardless of whether you’re a ‘working mum’ or a ‘stay at home’ mum, preparing 3 meals a day can be nothing short of exhausting! Grabbing a homecooked meal from the…

Fibre for Babies & Toddlers

Fibre for Babies & Toddlers

A topic that can often cause confusion for parents is about fibre for babies & toddlers & young children. We often hear about fibre being beneficial for adults but many parents are worried about offering fibre. Especially wholegrain bread, pasta and rice to their little ones. In this blog I’ll…

Fat for Babies and Children

fat for babies and children

I recently wrote all about protein for babies and toddlers, and so in this blog I wanted to focus on another nutrient I am often asked about: Fat for Babies and Children. Fat is one of the macronutrients, along with protein and carbohydrates, that make up the core of our…

All About Rice For Babies

Food Safety When Weaning Rice is a very popular food that is ideal when weaning as it’s easy to prepare, helps with texture progression and can be offered alongside sauces and vegetables to create a balanced meal. In this blog I wanted to cover some of the most common questions…

Gagging and the Tongue Thrust Reflex – Weaning Difficulties

Oral reflexes Infants are born with a number of oral reflexes that facilitate safe and effective feeding from birth. As your baby grows these reflexes either integrate to become movements that your baby controls more actively. Or they disappear, as they are no longer required. The gagging and swallowing reflexes…