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  Toddler Nutrition: Common questions and hurdles around feeding your growing kids Feeding your toddler can be both a fun and a stressful event as they gain more independence, are able to eat meals resembling more what you put your own plate, but as they also start to challenge you as a parent. We tackle…

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  Common tips and myths about first foods  I have teamed up with Emily Parks from Nutrition Notebook, a fellow mama and Associate Registered Nutritionist to answer some of the common questions we get about starting solids and toddler nutrition. We have created two articles covering as much as we could, starting here with infant…

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Okay amazing mamas and papas! Let’s get a nutrition session for toddlers underway! My disclaimer first and foremost. I am a foster mama, an aunty and god-parent, and I have had plenty of fussy kids stay with me. I’m speaking from both the view point of a professional who has been trained and educated in…

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Progesterone!   I’ve had heaps of questions around a post on insta regarding progesterone testing and fertility as I was checking my own blood levels of progesterone post-ovulation. I thought now is just as good a time as any to give you an overview on what you need to know about progesterone, why it’s important and…

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The more I work with pregnant mama’s, the more I understand that no pregnancy is the same. It’s an amazing and complicated set of biochemical miracles that allow a lazy sperm (yes I said it) and a fantastic egg to bind and grow into a fully functioning human being. I love that often I’m the first…

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So I make banana bread almost every couple of weeks. Usually it’s so we don’t waste the ripening banana bunch I always seem to have left over from our organic veg box, and also because my man absolutely loves it toasted up with butter for morning tea while working on the house. If you leave the…

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The basic idea behind lactation cookies is to offer ingredients that will promote milk production and let down, called galactagogues. Oats, fennel, flaxseed and brewer’s yeast are all considered galactagogues so have been included in this recipe. If you wanted a completely gluten free option, you could swap the 3 cups of oats for 1…

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Bone broth is not a new and obscure super food, but instead an ancient tradition, that thanks to some “paleo-ers” and a few great whole food enthusiasts has made an epic come back. While you may have held off on making your own batch because it seemed complicated, this article and recipe will change your mind…

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To say it’s a confusing world for newbie or even not-so-newbie mums is an understatement. With Dr. Googling making everyone feel like they’re giving their child cancer, and with every well-intentioned mummy blog chiming in with their 2c, it can be overwhelming even to those who are fairly well-educated in maternal nutrition. So if you’re…

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Should you be supplementing your current diet? Supplements are a hot topic with the science and health worlds painfully divided. Some say that we can get everything we need from a whole food diet and supplements are a waste of money, and the others say that in our world now we must fill in the…