1. Babies

Nutrition

It’s time to introduce solids when baby shows the signs.
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    If you have sore nipples, check baby’s breastfeeding attachment. See your nurse or lactation consultant for help. For a nipple infection, see your GP.

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    Our guide to bottle-feeding babies tells you how to bottle-feed – preparing and giving the bottle, getting the flow right and giving the right amount.

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    Childhood obesity is when children have too much body fat. Read how a healthy family lifestyle helps kids avoid obesity and benefits health and wellbeing.

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    What are carbohydrates? What’s the glycaemic index or GI? And why are they important? This article explains how to use GI to make family eating healthier.

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    It’s important for children to learn to feed themselves, although it can be messy! Get practical tips to help your child move from fingers foods to spoons.

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