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Best Formula Milk for Breastfed Infants

You may start breastfeeding with all good intentions but sometimes, it is just not enough to fill the baby’s tummy. Your milk supply might be low, or your lifestyle does not permit you to breastfeed your baby. Whatever the reason, … Continue reading

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Baby Menu Ideas, Part II — Snacks

Healthy snacks are an important part of your baby’s diet. Once your little one is eating a reasonable amount each day, they will probably appreciate little snacks between their meals or when out and about. Some children just don’t take … Continue reading

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Baby Menu Ideas, Part I — Main Meals

It can be difficult coming up with meal ideas for your baby, especially if (like me) you aren’t particularly creative in the cooking department. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut, offering the same old things every day. However … Continue reading

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Baby Jars vs. Homemade Baby Food

There are a huge amount of different brands of pre-prepared, pre-packaged baby foods on the market. You can buy pretty much any flavour, sweet or savoury. The choices are endless. But how do these seemingly good-value jars measure up to … Continue reading

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4 Reasons to Delay Starting Solid Foods

There is a vast amount of information available on the subject of starting your baby on solid foods. We receive guidelines from the government, which are passed along to us through our healthcare providers. There are also plenty of books … Continue reading

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The Breast vs Bottle Debate, And Why It Needs to Stop

For someone like me, who is lucky enough to have a good knowledge of breastfeeding and to live in a town in which it is very accepted as the norm, it is hard to see the argument. Breast is undoubtedly … Continue reading

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GM Goats Produce Human Milk Substitute

I recently read in the news that a herd of Russian goats, as part of a research project, have been able to produce milk containing human protein. These “genetically modified” goats have been bred with a human genome in their … Continue reading

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Top Five First Foods for Babies

Weaning your baby onto solid foods is a very exciting time. However, it can be hard to know where to start! Here I am going to outline 5 great first foods for your baby. You will notice that I am … Continue reading

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Baby-Led Weaning

The prospect of giving your baby solid foods is one that most parents get very excited about! Those first few meals are terribly thrilling, what with dodging the pureed goop being flung about the kitchen and watching your little angel … Continue reading

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