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We get lots of e mails from parents whose babies are eating the same thing at virtually every meal because they are reluctant to try anything else! In fact, one Mum last week was serving bananas to her 7 month old every day because she was anxious that – if she didn’t – he would not be receiving adequate nutrition. Fortunately, bananas are a great...

Posted on Oct 18 2017 - 11:49am by Christine
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There are so many wonderful reasons to offer blueberries to our little ones… They are one of the best sources of antioxidants Their gentle laxative effect keeps constipation at bay They can help prevent urinary tract infections They are far less likely than other types of berries to trigger allergic reactions They are the perfect shape and size for little...

Jess from Pennsylvania, USA, wrote to us yesterday about her daughter, Dylan. She told us “Dylan is nearly 5 1/2 months old and – until now – exclusively breastfed. I had always planned to wait until the recommended age of 6 months to introduce her to solid foods, but I’m starting to wonder if I should give her something other than breast...

Shelby, a recent visitor to our site, was inspired by our barley baby food recipes page and decided to buy some of these nutritious grains for her little one. Our article recommended ‘hulled’ barley – super nutritious and far better for your baby than the more common ‘pearled’ barley, which has most of its goodness stripped away during...

On this site, we often talk about the importance of introducing our little ones to a wide range of tastes and textures. As well as ensuring our babies are receiving a broad spectrum of nutrients, this approach also prevents “fussy eating” – tots who are already enjoying lots of different healthy foods are far less likely to be picky eaters later...