Breastfeeding Checklist For New Mums

Breastfeeding Checklist For New Mums

Women have been breastfeeding across cultures for millions of years.  And of course have managed to avoid trips to the shops! However, we live in different times now.  The baby product market is booming with products for breastfeeding. Here’s the lowdown of products you may or may not find useful…

Preparing First Tastes Purees

Preparing First Tastes Purees

Beginning the weaning journey is such an exciting yet nerve-racking time! Once you’ve finally decided which highchair, bowls and cutlery to use and the approach you are going to follow, then comes the fun part……. Preparing first foods for baby! It’s important to remember that babies and young children don’t…

The Importance of Protein for Children’s Growth

The Importance of Protein for Children’s Growth

Blog written by Sarah Jackson, RNutr & Sports Nutritionist from www.nutribloom.co.uk, with support from SR Nutrition. Children need nutrient dense foods which provide them with a good amount of protein, vitamins and minerals to support healthy growth and development. Protein is essential for your child’s growth, maintenance and repair for the…

Making Sense of Food Labels For your Toddler – Part Two

In the first blog, published on Monday, Making Sense of Food Labels For your Toddler – Part One, I wanted to provide a really clear and simple guide to breaking down the key nutrition information on food labels. But there’s still a lot of other information on food packaging that…

Making Sense of Food Labels For your Toddler – Part One

Making Sense of Food Labels For your Toddler

This blog has been written with support from Katarina Martinez Thomas. When it comes to choosing foods for toddlers from the supermarket shelves, it can be a bit of a minefield. Lots of parents ask me what they should be looking out for on toddler food labels, and so I…

Introducing a New Baby To Siblings

As many of you know, I’m soon to be expecting a new baby into my little family, and so I’ve enlisted the help and advice of the wonderful Claire Burgess – Family consultant from Bespoke Family Bespokefamily.co.uk / @bespokefamily. Claire has written this wonderful blog about introducing a second sibling into…

Healthy Packed Lunches for Children

Healthy Packed Lunches for Children

This post has been written by  Nutritionist Laura Matthews (BSc, MSc) – previously Head of Nutrition for Jamie Oliver – with support from SR Nutrition. Healthy Packed Lunches for Children I often get asked ‘what should I put in my child’s packed lunch?’. With some children back at school & it being…

Dairy Free Yoghurt for Children

Earlier this week I wrote all about yoghurts for children, which didn’t include comparisons of plant-based options as I wanted to write about this in a bit more detail. In this blog I’ll go through some of the most common options on the market and compare when they might be…

What Yogurt is Best for my Baby or Toddler?

What Yoghurt is Best for my Baby or Toddler?

I’ve written before about milk for children (see my blogs on milk recommendations and milk after 1), but when I recently shared an Instagram post about yogurts, I received tonnes of messages asking about which ones were best to offer to young children. With the help of Charlotte Radcliffe and…

Weaning Week Awards – Winner!

Weaning Week - Gold Award 2020

This week I’m SO excited to announce that that I won a couple of awards as part of National Weaning Week 2020. I love the work that I do and I’ve spend the last five years or so writing a blog twice a week and creating lots of content to…