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Food Allergen Introductions during Weaning

There seems to be a lot of confusion about when to introduce food allergens in babies’ diets during weaning. I do not blame parents,  as this is a very confusing area and there is a lot of conflicting advice around. 453 more words

6-12 Months

February 6th, 2017

Dear Riley,

I am writing this to you after a rough week with one of my own parents. You see – they had a medical emergency and when your Aunts and I prepared to rush to their side, we were told we weren’t wanted. 491 more words

The New Vitamin D Requirements for the UK

I am not sure how many parents know that the vitamin D requirements for infants and children have changed in the UK….finally. The change followed a review of all the scientific evidence by the Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) in the UK. 357 more words

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Mechanistic feeding as cause for feeding difficulties

I am all for a child having a routine, in particular if this means children get all their nutrients and parents feel relaxed that they have had enough food. 345 more words

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When medical conditions cause feeding difficulties

Its been almost 3 months since my last post and I promised to go through the acronym STOMP as causes for feeding difficulties. This week in particular this entry seems important with the publication of a twin study from… 245 more words

6-12 Months