Starting solids can be overwhelming with the variety of options for baby’s first food. Read our guide to starting solids written by our resident general practioner. I was just wondering …
Baby food needn’t be boring, and the addition of herbs and spices is the perfect way to add new flavours to your baby’s developing palate. This dish also has the benefits of red lentils, a legume which is high in fibre, protein and carbohydrates and low in salt.
Many toddlers go through a fussy phase where they only want to feed themselves. Simple pasta dishes, full of flavoursome veggie combinations, are a great way to embrace and encourage this newfound confidence while keeping their little bellies full and nutritional needs met.
These little veggie and quinoa balls are crisp on the outside and soft and gooey in the center, the perfect baby finger food or a healthy family snack. Quinoa is a fabulous first food for your baby as it is full of fibre, iron and calcium – key components for a healthy baby’s nutrition.
by Allie from OneHandedCooks
This salmon and veggie mash is rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids and vitamins and minerals, perfect for growing babies. Introducing fish early, in a variety of different ways will help little ones accept the new flavor and texture and embrace it as one of their favourite foods. Plus, it’s a great option for Good Friday.
My mother’s group and I came up with a great way to give our babies variety in their first foods – Puree Parties. They also give us a great excuse to socialise and connect with other, likeminded adults!
Breastfeeding is natural so it should be easy right? For some women it does come very naturally but for the majority it is a skill that needs to be learned. Not so much by the baby as it is instinctive to them, but by the mother.