There’s nothing nicer than summer days spent with your baby on the beach, or in your backyard or garden. But his delicate skin can burn very quickly, so keeping him well protected from the sun is vital. Our favorite way to do that is by using a shade tent – a simple, lightweight shelter that offers UV protection and somewhere away from the sand (and bugs!)...

We received a message today from Liz in Illinois, who asked My daughter is 7 weeks old and wakes every 2-3 hours to be fed during the night. My mother suggested putting cereal into the last bottle of milk my baby has each day, to fill up her tummy and help her sleep for longer. Is this safe? This advice is often given to parents by baby’s grandparents, because...

We are often asked about giving Weetabix to babies. It’s a very popular breakfast cereal in some parts of the world and appears to be a healthy option… but is Weetabix safe for infants? Some of you may not be familiar with Weetabix, which is a cereal made from whole grain wheat. The expression “whole grain” means that it contains the bran...

One of the most common reasons that people give for NOT making their own baby food is that they don’t have the time. And whilst the time it actually takes is infinitely less than many parents imagine, there’s no denying that it does take a bit longer than opening a jar! But there IS a way to fill your freezer with homemade baby food in record time… And...

Posted on Jul 7 2016 - 6:19am by Christine
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Commercial gravy mixes – and most homemade gravy recipes – are unsuitable for babies because of their high salt content. But if you’d really like to serve your little one some gravy with his dinner, here are a couple of alternative “baby gravy” recipes to try. Option 1 (suitable for accompanying a roast meat meal) Take 2 oz of your...