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…

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…

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…

Cranberry & Pistachio Spiced Biscuit Recipe

I was making biscuits with Raffy the other day and decided I really wanted to create a low sugar, non-super sweet option for parents with young babies this Christmas. So I’ve enlisted the help of Nutritious.Sara who has created these amazing Cranberry & Pistachio Spiced Biscuits below. For those parents…

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…

Moving From Bottle to Cup

Moving From Bottle to Cup

Parents offering their little one’s infant formula from a bottle will know that feeding baby is a time of the day which often gives them a chance to feel close to their baby. The transition of moving from bottle to cup represents a key stage of your baby’s development. Which,…

Cheese For Babies

Cheese For Babies

This may seem like a super simple question. However I get asked ALL the time whether cheese is ok and what types of cheese are safe for babies. I’ve written before all about yoghurts, but cheese is another food that can bring up a lot of questions. So I thought…

What Can I Feed My Baby And When?

When Do I Start My Baby on Solid Food?

One of the things I get asked a lot when posting foods and recipes on Instagram, is “ What Can I Feed My Baby And When?”. Lots of parents are confused about WHAT they can feed their babies and also WHEN they can offer certain foods to their baby, even…