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How to switch from formula to cows milk

How to switch from formula to cows milk

  Congratulations, your baby's almost one!    So along with finalising the party invite list (well if it wasn’t 2020!), making the cake and arranging the photoshoot, you might also wonder how to make the switch from bottles of formula to cups of cows milk....

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Halloween Sweets-the good, the bad and the ugly

Halloween Sweets-the good, the bad and the ugly

 f   Halloween, love it or hate it? Either way, it seems to get bigger and bolder every year. I want to let you in on why I love Halloween and why I think Halloween foods, including the abundance of Halloween sweets can be a good thing!   DIETITIANS LOVE...

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Simple baby breakfast ideas that you can share

Simple baby breakfast ideas that you can share

    You’re ready to introduce breakfast, but you’re wondering how. Or maybe you started with baby porridge and are wondering where to go from here. From 101 different types of branded baby porridge to a never-ending stream of breakfast recipes, it’s all a bit...

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How to guide on meal planning for the family

How to guide on meal planning for the family

    28, 000 is roughly the number of meals you'll prepare for your child!   That's a lot of meals. And we know family meals are important that doesn't mean it's easy to get dinner on the table every night. Especially when you're juggling work, after-school...

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What to make for kids school lunch?

What to make for kids school lunch?

          Does it really matter what you make for kids school lunch?   No.   What you make for kids school lunch doesn't matter as much as you think! But it's easy to get sucked into the 'back to school' media hype. You'd think it was the end of the world if...

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I’m confused. When is my baby ready for solids?

I’m confused. When is my baby ready for solids?

  I'm confused! When is my baby ready for solids? This blog was originally published in May 2018 and updated in June 2020 by Caroline O'Connor, Registered dietitian and lactation consultant       The simple answer is at about six months. But the exact...

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Easy sweet potato pancakes

Easy sweet potato pancakes

  Suitable for the whole family Add some salt for adults or older children, if you like!   How to serve With chia jam With mashed fruit With soft, ripe fruit finger food With whole, natural or Greek Yogurt mixed with a little smooth nut butter   Storing it These...

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How many eggs can my baby eat a week?

How many eggs can my baby eat a week?

    How many eggs is too many is a much-asked question in my weekly Q&A. The question comes, I think,  from the egg a day guideline for adults. And wondering if this is OK for babies too. After all, they're a lot smaller! And the fact that eggs are one...

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