Why do babies need fat? They need fat in their diet for energy for all the growing and learning they are doing. They also need fat because it contains vital vitamins like vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E and vitamin K. Where does fat come from? Fat comes from oils and spreads, dairy, meat, fishContinue reading “Essential nutrition: fat for babies”
Every baby is different so the amount they eat will be different from your friend’s baby. It’s not helpful to compare (although I know we all do it). We should be offering small amounts and letting them ask for more. When I say small, I really mean small. Think about the size of their hand,Continue reading “How much should my baby eat?”
Either going vegan or moving to a more plant based diet is becoming increasingly popular. It is possible to feed a baby well on a vegan diet but there are a number of things to consider and it takes careful planning. 2 of the things to consider are iron and protein (other key nutrients toContinue reading “Getting enough iron and protein on a vegan diet”
If your baby is a year old, they can start to have cow’s milk. Check out this infographic for more information about how to transition.
Choosing the best plant milk can be a hard decision. Here are some facts to help.