Ready made vs home cooked food when weaning

Ready made vs home cooked food when weaning

As nutrition adviser for Lulubaby, I am always keen to teach our new mothers about the benefits of home cooked-food for their whole family.

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Weaning and poo problems!

Weaning and poo problems!

An obsession with poo is one of the weirder aspects of being a parent. Should he be pooing more? Is her poo a normal co

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The best way to include iron in your babies diet

The best way to include iron in your babies diet

There has been some controversy about whether babies who are exclusively breastfed should be given iron supplements before starting solid food. This has been recommended from four months by the American Academy of Pediatrics but is contested by some and is not official guidance in countries such as the UK.

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Weaning : A complete guide to gagging and choking

Weaning : A complete guide to gagging and choking

Gagging (another one of those words that gains a new significance when you become a parent) is common when babies are learning to eat food with lumps and different textures. Gagging is a retching movement which is a natural reflex to protect babies from choking.

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Does feeding peanuts to your baby protect them from nut allergies ?

Does feeding peanuts to your baby protect them from nut allergies ?

Peanuts – and allergies more generally – are in the news again following the publication of a study showing that babies given peanut snacks in the first year maintain their allergy protection even when peanuts are later avoided for a y

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What do you need when you start weaning?

What do you need when you start weaning?

When a baby starts on solids, they are introduced to a new world of tastes and textures. Their parents, on the other hand, have to get their heads round a whole new world of products. There is an astounding amount of weaning gear on sale.

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Feeding premature twins - the highs and lows

Feeding premature twins - the highs and lows

Asked to write five hundred words on the topic of feeding twins, the first three that spring to mind are ‘premature’ and ‘acid reflux’! 

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