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Common food allergies and gender

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

I've explored the differences between boys and girls before in regards to sleep but did you know that boys and girls have different rates of food allergies? This is really interesting stuff.Boys have nearly double...

Food Poisoning and Your Bub

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

This topic presented itself in a chance conversation with a mum this week and I felt it needed a bit more looking at. I had a mum come in to see me and a chance...

Iron - how much does your baby or toddler need?

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Well, peeps my voice is back, sort of, but I have the vilest cold and feel rather under the weather but must soldier on...after all I have blogs to write, babies to weigh and sleep...

NEW *Baby Led Weaning Seminar* NEW

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Well Karen has lost her voice. She's at home, blogging from her sick bed!My 'significant other' had a very peaceful evening. Lots of furious sign language and gesticulating. Today, I can't even manage a whisper!I had...

Giving a Bottle to an Exclusively Breast Fed Baby

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I had a couple of phone calls this week from mums who tried to give their 2 and 3-month-old babies a bottle.These babies had been totally breastfed and both mums needed to give a bottle to...

Iron and your baby & child

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

This is such an important topic and I find myself talking about iron and why it's important most days. Babies have a store of iron in their liver that is built up during pregnancy and...

Moving onto Solid Food - Pureed pumpkin

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This blog is dedicated to my 'significant other'!!! As an Australian this 'significant other' as he wants to be named, was made to eat steamed and boiled pumpkin!He now has a real issue with all...

Chicken, apricot and sweet potato puree

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

This Chicken, apricot and sweet potato puree is adapted from Annabel Karmel's website and I've been using this recipe with bubs for years.www.annabelkarmel.com.au and www.annabelkarmel.comIt is a great way to start baby on meat and because...

Easy baby puree - Creamed lentils & Ocean Trout

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

I realise that all you hard working parents out there need a hand with a few really easy  'tried and tested' foods for your bubs.Now I spend a lot of time in my kitchen and...

Dental Health in Babies & Children - Stop the rot

Posted by Karen Faulkner on

Preventing tooth decayLast week I came across a four year old boy at my 'other job' at the GP's. He had the most awful early tooth decay. It made me sad because it's so preventable. Are...