Night Feeding – What’s the Story?

night feeding

Night feeding is a controversial and sensitive subject because it is inextricably linked with sleep. Infant sleep is a complicated subject deep-rooted in a clash between biology and social expectations. There is a great deal of conflicting information around night feeding and sleep behaviour in babies. It is confusing for…

Weaning Your Baby – Trying New Food Textures

Weaning Your Baby - Trying New Food Textures

Many parents are super nervous when it comes to trying new food textures. They often wonder when baby should stop eating purees completely. When it comes to textures during weaning, there isn’t one single way to approach it. And HOW you offer your baby their first foods will really depend…

Is My Baby’s Rash a Food Allergy?

Is My Baby's Rash a Food Allergy?

Is baby’s rash a food allergy or contact reaction? Ada had a bit of a contact reaction (we think) to aubergine and or tomato last weekend, so Penny Barnard, Paediatric Dietitian, PhD RD Cert Allergy MBDA (who wrote my super popular blog on Introducing Allergens During Weaning), has written a blog…

Easy Baby and Toddler Pancake Sheet Recipe

Easy Baby and Toddler Pancake Sheet Recipe

I love pancakes and they’re also one of Raffy’s favourite foods, always making a bit of a special breakfast for us as a family at weekends. For this reason, I’ve been so keen to get Ada onto pancakes as soon as I could. So, I’ve come up with an even…

Meat and Baby: When and How to Introduce It?

How to offer meat to my baby

If your family eats meat you may be wondering when you can start introducing it into your babies’ diet. In this blog, I’m going to touch briefly on when is the right time. What types of meat to offer and how’s best to serve it. When can I offer my…

Nutrients in Focus: Choline

In this blog I’m writing about a nutrient that’s not often talked about. But more and more, research suggests it has an important role to play in our health. Particularly during the key life stages of pregnancy and breastfeeding – choline. What is choline and why is it important? Choline…

How to Wean a Reflux Baby

How to Wean a Reflux Baby

Weaning a baby with reflux For those of you who have been following me on Instagram for a while, you’ll know that Ada was diagnosed with reflux by a GP earlier on in her life. Unfortunately, after trying everything, we had to put her on meds, which made a real…

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…