About Nutripaeds

The heart of Nutripaeds is to be a friendly resource of nutritional information and support for families with babies and children. A place to share your stories, ask your questions, request assistance and find out about what is new and happening in the field of paediatric and child nutrition.

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Why is there quinoa in my baby’s food? – by Fiona

It would seem like a new fad where baby food products try to gain a competitive edge by advertising a new added ingredient or fresh twist to their products. In view of this, I decided to review the BumblesTM range of baby food products, focusing specifically on the Blueberry, apple and pear puree with Quinoa… Read more »

Kicking The Bottle -by Jenna

Most healthcare professionals will encourage weaning off of a bottle at around twelve months of age for a host of different reasons. For starters, prolonged milk drinking and constantly walking around with a bottle between the teeth can lead to early tooth decay. Bottle drinkers tend to drink more milk than cup / breast fed… Read more »

Iron Deficiency Anaemia During Pregnancy – by Natasha

It is well documented that there are a number of vital vitamins and minerals required by both mom and baby to ensure a happy and healthy pregnancy.  One of these many important nutrients is iron.  Daily iron requirements increase significantly during pregnancy, placing pregnant women at a risk of a deficiency if insufficient iron is… Read more »

We Survived The First Year – by Dan

Woo hoo! We made it, one year down, a lifetime to go as our Mancub turns one years old this month. Just think that this time last year, the little hair that I do have wasn’t grey. The first year of parenthood is always challenging, we know this before we enter into it, we were… Read more »

Vaccinate : by Dr Paul Sinclair

Vaccines : it has become a word that strikes dread into many a doctor. The vision arises of a long lengthy discussion/argument/debate over the dangers; the evil horror; autism and worse…..what is not expected is a discussion of the greatest life saving medical advance that has saved more lives than any antibiotic or ICU. It… Read more »

Your Mental Health After Child Birth – by Amanda

Your beautiful new life has arrived in the world, you’re surrounded by loved ones and flowers, everybody couldn’t be happier – except you. You’re feeling blue, tearful, sad. Maybe you feel anxious, terrified, or trapped. Everything you’re not supposed to feel as a new mom. Maybe it goes beyond sadness, and you have no interest… Read more »