The Important Difference Between Choking , Gagging & Coughing in Babies

The Important Difference Between Choking , Gagging & Coughing in Babies

When starting solids with your baby, choking and gagging are always the biggest concern. Choking is probably the number one reason why parents don’t give baby-led weaning a chance and decide against introducing finger foods from the start. This is an incredibly important topic and I wanted to cover everything you need to know so you can keep baby safe and have more confidence with solids. 

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5 Strategies For Feeding Picky Toddlers

5 Strategies For Feeding Picky Toddlers

The absolute best way to build healthy habits for your child is to begin as soon as they start solids. Offering a wide variety of textures and flavours right from the get-go helps to broaden their palate and encourages adventurous eating. When a baby or toddler is introduced to a new food and rejects it, it's important to continue reintroducing as it can take several attempts before a new food is accepted. If you have a picky child you may fall into the rut of serving similar and accepted foods time and time again, because they don't 'like' other foods. Although the less they're exposed to, the less likely they will be to explore different foods when given the chance.

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Simple Elderberry Cough Syrup For Little Ones, 1yr+

Simple Elderberry Cough Syrup For Little Ones, 1yr+

With all of the hands-on exploring and socializing that little ones do, it's easy to see why they commonly catch colds. One of my favourite immune boosters for children is elderberry syrup. It can help shorten the duration and severity of colds and flus, it's rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, and it's so easy to make. Unlike most store bought cough syrups, this syrup is free from chemical sweeteners, preservatives and artificial dyes, which have been linked to behavioral problems in children. It also tastes delicious so it won't be a battle to get your little one to take it.

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