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Day: 18th June 2019

18 Jun, 2019

Weaning – starting your baby on solid foods

Introducing your baby to solid foods is often called weaning. This should start when your baby is around 6 months old. Breastfeeding If you are breastfeeding, you don’t need to move to formula milk when introducing solid foods. We recommend you breastfeed exclusively for 6 months. Continue to breastfeed after solid foods are introduced, up to […]

18 Jun, 2019

Helping your child to eat healthily

To help your child to eat healthy, don’t force it. The importance of breakfast Make sure your child eats breakfast every day. It gives children energy that they need. Lead by example and make sure you eat a breakfast. Sit down with your child for breakfast as often as possible. Other meals Use children’s plates […]

18 Jun, 2019

Breastmilk is amazing!

  The Science of Human Milk is pretty fantastic. There are hundreds of substances in Human Milk that feed our babies while helping them be healthy and grow optimally. In this article, to stimulate your interest, I am going to write about 4 wonderful components and then give you a link for you to find […]

18 Jun, 2019

Breastfeeding – the early days

Breastfeeding is normal. It’s normal like walking, rather than like breathing. Don’t get anxious if it takes you and your baby a few days to figure this breastfeeding out and make it work for you. In the last weeks of pregnancy your breasts already be making colostrum – the concentrated first milk. Once your baby […]

18 Jun, 2019

Thinking about breastfeeding?

As a parent you will make so many decisions that will impact on you and your child’s life – many of which may seem overwhelming but gathering as much information as possible will enable you to make informed choices.   One of the very first decisions you will make in relation to your baby’s wellbeing […]