This blog intends to give you the facts about shop-bought baby jars, pouches, puree's, puffs and rice cakes so you can make an informed choice about what to buy for your baby. I’ll talk you through nutrition, texture, cost and how they impact on your baby’s development….read on!
Your baby’s centile charts are found in her red book or Personal Child Health Record and are where you plot her weight, length and head circumference in order to see how she grows. In this article you will learn how to weigh and measure your baby accurately and how to interpret the percentile curves.
Weaning onto solids is important because breast and formula milk simply don’t contain enough nutrition for the rapid growth and brain development that occurs at this time. The food you choose to give your baby must be carefully considered for its nutritional value as there are critical nutrients that are needed during their weaning journey. Not enough of the right nutrition can lead to cognitive issues including learning and behavioural problems but getting it right can enhance your baby’s intellectual abilities.