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Once it comes time to introduce solids to your baby’s diet, things can get a little confusing with all the well-meaning advice. We’ve asked nutritionist, mother of two…

Cheese adds some protein to this yummy vegetable mash.  You could add some very finely shredded meat, or blend the mash with meat or tofu for further protein…

Storebought flavoured yoghurts can be laden with sugar or sweeteners, and many other additives.  You can avoid these things by simply making your own yoghurt off a starter…

A tiny, grainlike pasta, orzo (or risoni) is the perfect sized pasta for small children and babies.  Combined with vegetables, it makes a healthy and balanced meal.

Strips of egg are an easy finger food for a toddler, and make a nutritious and fast lunch.  You can make an omelette as simple or as elaborate…

Kumara is easily freezable in ice cube trays and can be heated gently for a quick meal for your baby.  Bake a few at once and you’ll have…

With just a little preparation, your baby will be having a meal of steamed pears in no time at all.  Freeze leftovers in ice cube trays for quick…

Rich in minerals such as phosphorus and potassium, and containing vitamins A, C and folate, bananas are a delicious, easy and portable first food for your baby.

Add fresh parsley or other herbs to jazz up these yummy meatballs, or keep them super simple with their two ingredients.  Of course if your little one would…

La Leche League offers information and encouragement – primarily through personal help – to women who want to breastfeed their babies. Find out how it can help you.

The simplest risotto you’ve ever heard of!  Make your own nutritious chicken stock from chicken bones and vegetable off-cuts, then use it as a no or low-sodium alternative…

This article provides you with all you need to know about highchairs before making that all important purchase – your baby’s high chair.

This article outlines your main options for sterilizers and explains what each of the different types of sterilizers has to offer.

Here are some products to make baby feeding time easier for parents – we have tried to divide them into essentials and non essentials for baby’s feeding time. Feeding…

This article on expressing your milk provides information on expressing,  storing your breast milk, and how to fit it in around breastfeeding.

In many societies, both here in New Zealand and around the world, children grow up surrounded by the sight of breastfeeding mothers. Breastfeeding is the most natural thing…

Coping with mastitis can be very painful– find out about the causes and preventions and get some great tips for coping with mastitis.