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.



Our NEW Happy Little Eaters Classes

We are SO excited to share with you that our Happy Little Eaters Classes have started in Cape Town! Happy Little Eaters, from Fussy to Foodie, brought to you by Nutripaeds, is all about creating a happy relationship between children and their food, helping them grow from being fussy eaters to foodies. Through basic cooking… Read more »

Breastmilk Composition and Maternal Diet – by Kath Megaw

Breastfeeding establishes an intimate connection between mother and child. It’s common for nursing mothers to worry about whether their diet affects the baby. If your child is consistently fussy a few hours after you eat certain foods, you may need to modify your diet. Talk to your physician first, though. It’s important to eat a… Read more »

Donor Breastmilk – A Preemie’s Life-line

Breastfeeding is how a mother is designed to feed her baby and while we know there is so much more to breastfeeding than simply nutrition, breast milk is not commonly thought of as a treatment in the way a medication is. However, its effect for premature babies is so potent that it would be hailed… Read more »

All you need to know about UMATIE – Good Food for Little Eaters!

Mealtimes can be a cause of huge stress for many mommies and poppies: wondering when to start introducing solids, worrying about which foods to give to little ones, and knowing how to deal with fussy eaters are just some of the concerns that many new parents face. But that’s where Umatie comes in… good food… Read more »