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Tag: vegetable

The truth about Fruit Juices and Smoothies

Posted on: 7th September 2013

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Smoothies and fruit juices are often seen an alternative to eating fruit, especially for children who won’t eat fruit, as a ‘healthy option’ when going out for a drink or as an addition to a lunchbox. But are they really as healthy as they claim? The Guardian published an article today about the health risks of ...
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Baby Led Weaning Diary – Why my baby wants to be spoonfed!

Posted on: 8th April 2013

Age: 27 weeks 3 days (6-and-a-bit-months). The last 10 ten days have been difficult and challenging. Baby led weaning is marketed as being easy and rewarding for those who pursue it. However with Meadow, this has not been the case, and it has been a challenge for both of us. Meadow has not been getting ...
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Baby Led Weaning Diary – Age: 25 weeks, 6 days

Posted on: 28th March 2013

Back to basics… I have come to the realisation that I have not been doing ‘official’ baby led weaning, as I have been helping Meadow put foods into her mouth as she gets frustrated with not being able to do this herself. My ‘worried mother’ hat has come out of the closet, instead of my ...
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Baby Led Weaning Diary – Age: 25 weeks, 2 days

Posted on: 24th March 2013

This week has been another week of new foods, tastes and textures, plus foods already tried in the previous 2 weeks. New foods have included fresh pear (peeled), fresh plum (peeled), sweet potato (boiled) and kiwi fruit (peeled and cored). I have found the last week quite difficult to manage, for two reasons. I shall ...
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