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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
A very common question from parents include – “What are healthy snack choices for children?” . If you walk down the aisle of your local supermarket, I am sure you will feel overwhelmed by the wide selection of choices on offer, from cereal and energy bars to crackers and fruit sticks, the list is endless…. Read more »
See what parents are serving up in high chairs across the globe. Japan The Japanese enjoy the world’s longest average life spans, and a big reason for that may be the food they eat starting from a very young age. Rice is the centerpiece of a common toddler meal. All other foods — fish, meat,… Read more »
Time to fall back into a daily routine — school is here (or almost here, depending on where you live)! Mornings may become a tad hectic this season with alarms going off, getting breakfast on the table (or on-the-go), packing lunches, finishing up homework, and never-ending car trips. Some days you may think, “How can… Read more »