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Water for babies - how much to give?

With this hot weather in Europe, it is the right time to discuss how much water a baby needs. Per kg of body weight the fluid requirements of a baby is much higher than and adult, but because of their smaller size they can dehydrate much faster than adults (not only with hot weather but also with diarrhoea and/or vomiting). 438 more words

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EVS vacancy in Netherlands for volunteers from Denmark, Estonia, Norway and UK

Step into the world of sailing

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

Period: 01/09/2017 – 28/02/2018

Deadline: 26 June 2017

Sail Training Association Netherlands is looking for 4 volunteers from the following countries: Denmark, Estonia, Norway and UK. 262 more words

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

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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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