What to Eat When Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding requires approximately 2000 kilojoules extra each day compared with if you were not breastfeeding. This is a lot of extra food (and fluid) to fit in! But don’t worry, no doubt you will notice your appetite and thirst will increase too.
The most recent Australian Guidelines recommend the introduction of solid foods at around 6 months. The age of your baby is one indication that your baby will be ready for solid food, there are a number of other visual cues to look out for.
Your toddler has a very strong desire to get things right. When they are unable to get things to go their way, they get very frustrated and act out. Depending on your toddler’s temperament, they may experience regular tantrums, whereas others have them occasionally.
Toddler Menu Planner
There is a lot to consider when putting together a healthy meal plan for your toddler. The following suggestions include most of what your toddler will need every day and will make the planning process easier. This is simply a guide - individual toddler needs will vary depending on their activity levels and age.
Is Your Diet Optimal For Fertility?
Before you start trying to conceive, get ready to carry your baby with a preconception diet plan. It’s important to build up your reserves of folic acid and iron – essential nutrients for pregnancy. How? Just eat a varied and balanced diet – see our tips.
Your baby’s poo lets you know how well their digestive system is performing, and what is ‘normal’ is a source of common confusion for most parents. Basically, what goes in one end will determine what comes out the other!
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