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How do I wean my 2-year-old?

If you've decided that it's time to wean your little one, you've already taken the first step in the right direction! But this will be a rather big transition for your toddler, so if they're going through any other major changes, it might be best to wait until everything else has settled down. If...

What is iodine, and how much does my child need?

When you think of salt, what is it that springs to mind? Is it a tub of salted popcorn? A melt-in-the-mouth bar of salted caramel chocolate? A tasty batch of salty chips or crisps? Or maybe you think of spreading a layer of salted butter on a golden-brown piece of toast! What probably doesn't ...

What is a balanced baby diet?

Now that your little one is eating solid foods alongside breastfeeding or formula milk, you'll hopefully be enjoying their company at mealtimes. They may not always like the food that's put in front of them, and it might get a little messy at times, but when you get it right and they just devour the...

What formula milk do I choose?

For whatever reason – medical, lifestyle or comfort – you've decided formula milk is the best option for you and your baby. But once you arrive at the store in search of some formula, you find yourself overwhelmed by the many options. There's ‘powder', ‘ready to feed', cow's milk-based, ...

Is BPA a thing to be concerned about in bottles?

It's 11 am, and your baby boy is sitting in his high chair. He's tearful, whimpering, and altogether making a great old fuss. But you don't worry too much, as around this time, you know exactly what he needs: a drink of juice in his sippy cup.After pouring him a generous amount of his favourite ...

What to do if my baby bumps their head? (Part 1)

How will I know if my baby has bumped their head, what are the symptoms?As a new mum, you've got a lot on your plate. One moment you're preparing formula and pumping breast milk, the next you're changing a dirty nappy or rocking your baby to sleep. And as you're so busy multi-tasking, you're ...

Is BPA a thing to be concerned about in bottles?

It's 11am, and your baby boy is sitting in his high chair

When can my baby eat rice?

You've always thought that rice is one of those foods that is a must-have for every kitchen cupboard. Not only does it taste good, but it goes well with nearly all of your favourite foods. Whether you fancy sweet and sour chicken, massaman curry, or a lemon chicken salad, you can count on rice ...

Does my baby need soy-based milk?

You were born with an intolerance to certain foods, so when it comes to diet and nutrition, you've always preferred the more natural options. For example, you'll happily opt for sugar-free cereal over cheerios, you'll naturally pick up a pack of vegetable crisps instead of cheese and onion, and ...

Can my baby have peanut butter?

Peanut butter and jelly (jam) sandwiches are a favourite amongst kids for a reason – because peanut butter is just so darn delicious! It's yummy on toast, spread on a slice of apple, stirred into a curry, or even smeared on an oreo. But will your baby like it? And more importantly, given that ...