What Should You Eat When You’re Breastfeeding?

If you’ve decided to breastfeed, you don’t need to start a special diet. What’s important is to make sure you’re eating a balanced and varied diet to maintain your energy levels. You will need some extra energy to sustain you when breastfeeding (and of course for looking after your baby, particularly in the middle of the night!). But you don’t need to ‘eat for two’ and can usually get the nutrients you need from eating […]

Taking Supplements During Pregnancy

Good nutrition is vital to promote both a healthy pregnancy and baby. It is important to be vigilant about getting enough nutrients to nourish your body and support your baby’s development as best you can. Remember that your nutritional requirements are different during pregnancy as your body is working extra hard; if your body is deficient in a vitamin or mineral, this can have consequences for the health of your baby. You can get most […]

10 Tips for Making Your Own Baby Food

Making your own baby food is a wonderful way to save money and also have more control over the foods your child eats as they develop. Pre-packaged baby food can contain added sugar, sodium or artificial ingredients and preservatives you may want to stay away from. It may seem overwhelming at first, but making your own baby food is a lot easier than you might think. If you’re looking to ditch the jar and make […]

5 Healthy Natural Teething Remedies

Teething can be one of the most stressful times for parents. It’s torture to watch your little one be uncomfortable and when they can’t relax, neither can you. While there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution for teething discomfort, there are some natural remedies worth trying to help your little one — and you — get through this difficult time in their development. Coconut Oil — Organic, cold pressed, extra virgin coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties that […]