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...

We received a message this week from Carla in the UK who had some concerns about whether or not her baby was properly digesting his food. She told us When I’m changing his nappy there are sometimes little pieces of what he has eaten in his poo. And the colour seems to be different every day! Does this mean that he has a digestive problem? Should I take him...

Some of the recipes on our site include stock or broth as an ingredient – and we always suggest you use the homemade variety! But is using homemade broth or stock really necessary when using a stock cube or commercially prepared broth is so much quicker? In our opinion, nothing beats the taste and benefits of a good, homemade stock! You can use it as the basis...

Avocado is such a wonderful food for babies and SO easy to prepare – in fact, preparation consists of little more than mashing it to the desired consistency! But, of course, few babies will eat a whole avocado in one go! So, other than eating the other half yourself, what’s the best way of storing a cut avocado to prevent it from going brown? Some...

This is a wonderful dish for so many reasons! It uses super-nutritious lentils – packed with protein, calcium and iron – and is ridiculously easy to prepare, with less than 5 minutes of ‘hands on’ cooking time. What’s more, it’s a family friendly recipe – we like to add a little salt and spice and serve this as a side dish...