Understanding growth charts

In order to work out whether a baby is gaining weight in a healthy way, the World Health Organisation and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health growth charts were developed. There are 2 different ones. One for boys and one for girls. It’s not about baby being healthier if they are heavier, it’s aboutContinue reading “Understanding growth charts”

Help! My child won’t eat – fussy eating

Fussy eating can be incredibly stressful for everyone involved. It is important to rule out underlying causes so it is good to see professional help, particularly if your child is losing weight or not gaining weight. A fussy eating consultation will go into lots more detail than I can in a blog but here areContinue reading “Help! My child won’t eat – fussy eating”

Best Weaning Products – Bibs

Before I became a parent I had no idea how many different types of bibs there were. They all have advantages and disadvantages. Here are my thoughts on lots of different ones; in no particular order. Advantages Disadvantages Dribble bib Widely available.Lots of different colours.Easy for baby to wear.Easy to wash. Not very big soContinue reading “Best Weaning Products – Bibs”

Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food

Looking for a nursery can be a daunting process. It is important you feel comfortable leaving your child there and yet you can only go on other people’s recommendations. Not only should we check Ofsted reports and find out other parents opinions but we also need to ask the right questions when we go toContinue reading “Looking for a nursery – what to ask in terms of food”