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Jamie’s Favourite Fish and Meat Recipes (6-9 months)

It is important for babies from around 6 months to have a balanced diet and this includes fish and meat.  Jamie prefers vegetables and he refused my lovingly prepared beef dishes. Fortunately, chicken, cod and salmon are new favourites.  Here … Continue reading

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How a baby shows his affection or Love Hurts

In the first few months all you get back in return for all the love, affection and time you put into your new arrival is a seemingly never-ending series of sleepless night and heaps of dirty nappies. Not that it … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Favourite Vegetarian Dishes (6-9 Months) Part I

Jamie is 8 months now and in the past few months I have experimented with cooking my own baby food.  The first stage of weaning has passed (read about it in another post) and in the second stage (from about … Continue reading

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First Baby Foods – less is more until 6 months

While the general recommendation is to start babies on solids at exactly 6 months, a lot of mothers (including myself – read here why I did it) introduce solids around 4-5 months. The Basics Don’t force it, make it fun … Continue reading

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6 Months today – Happy Birthday Jamie!

The last 6 months with you, my beloved Jamie, have been the happiest of my life and I can’t even remember how life was without you.  I had no idea that a little person like you who can’t talk, who … Continue reading

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Introducing Solids or Jamie loves Banana

I was so looking forward to starting Jamie on solids!  Food has always been a very important part of my life (see my food blog here) and I was terribly excited to introduce my little boy to the wonderful world … Continue reading

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Headlines: Co-Sleeping increases risk of SIDS

With dismay I read the Guardian headlines yesterday – “Sudden infant death risk greater when parents share bed with babies”. This study (a meta-analysis) conducted by Bob Carpenter of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and published in the … Continue reading

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