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Posted on May 6 2008 - 4:58pm by Christine
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You’ve bought a mesh feeder (also known as a teething feeder) for your baby because you’ve heard they’re a great way to allow your baby to feed himself safely. But what on earth should you put in it? One of the most popular foods given in a mesh feeder is banana – probably because pieces of banana can be as slippery as soap and very difficult...

You’ve heard the expression ‘Born with a silver spoon in your mouth’ – but have you ever wondered how it originated? It is used to describe a person born into wealth and privilege – but the expression actually has a far deeper meaning. Back in the Middle Ages when The Plague was rife, the wealthy would encourage their children to suck...

Posted on Apr 26 2008 - 3:36pm by Christine
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Last night we went for a family meal at a family restaurant. As we ate, we couldn’t help but notice the family seated next to us – Mum, Dad and their little boy (who they later told us was 16 months old). They sat down at their table and – within minutes – their little boy objected to his highchair. So Mum lifted him out and set him on the floor. He then proceeded to toddle around the restaurant – and we watched on tenterhooks as waiting staff with trays loaded with food and drinks tried to avoid him. Mum...

Posted on Apr 16 2008 - 1:15pm by Christine
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Many people assume that rice cakes contain no gluten at all and may be given to babies on a gluten free diet. This, however, isn’t always the case. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye and is sometimes present in oats. Some individuals are intolerant to gluten and this can result in damage to the intestines which – in turn – leads...

Posted on Apr 15 2008 - 7:00am by Christine
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If you’re having any problems feeding your baby, then this list of our favourite baby food tips may provide the solutions! Your baby won’t eat his veggies? Try stirring pureed vegetables into his favourite pasta sauce. He won’t even notice they’re there! Don’t add salt to your baby’s food because his immature kidneys are unable...