Weaning Tips: Introducing Nuts

Early introduction of peanuts is thought to help the immune system tolerate peanut proteins. Nuts should be incorporated into an infant’s diet from 6 months of age to prevent sensitivity and maintain tolerance. Research suggests that introducing peanuts between 6-12 months of age can reduce peanut allergy in high risk infants e.g. those with significantContinue reading “Weaning Tips: Introducing Nuts”

Fussy Eating

Worried about fussy eating? This is a common concern that I discuss with families. See below for my top tips: Avoid unpleasant mealtime Bribing, forcing, and pressure to eat can lead to unpleasant and anxious experiences around both familiar and new foods. If a child associates an unpleasant experience with a food or mealtime, thisContinue reading “Fussy Eating”