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Breastfeeding Nutrition & Dairy free Calcium Options

June 3, 2019

This is going to be a big one, so get ready… On average, your body burns an EXTRA of 250-500 calories a day while breastfeeding or pumping. If you are pumping 600ml a day, your body burns 400 additional calories, if you are pumping 900ml a day then your body is burning an additional 600…

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Pregnancy Nutrition & Menu

May 30, 2019

The day you find out that you are pregnant is the day you become extremely aware of what you put in your mouth and how you fuel your body. There are too many opinions about what to eat and what not te eat. I will outline a few key nutrients along with a very simple…

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Breastfeeding & Food

March 2, 2019

Breastfeeding for me has a lot more demands when it comes to food than pregnancy ever has. There are so many foods that you should avoid, food you should eat and when to eat. It can all come across a bit overwhelming so maybe I can make it easier for you… Foods you should avoid:…

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Homemade Baby Food

March 2, 2019

So the big day has finally arrived, the day your baby can start eating solids. If you’re like me, you couldn’t wait for this day. I was more excited than my baby! Firstly, there are two items that I can’t go without: Nuby Gardern Fresh Steam ‘n Fresh Baby Bullet I chop up any fruits…

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The role of Protein during Pregnancy & Breastfeeding (Includes Smoothie Recipe)

February 19, 2019

We all know that during pregnancy and breastfeeding nutrition is key! Protein plays a vital role in staying healthy and strong. Protein, along with the amino acids that it contains, is an essential building block for human cells. During pregnancy you need round about 75g of protein to support your fast growing fetus as well…

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Hospital Bag Check List

February 18, 2019

My hospital bag exploded!! I had two baby bags and one for me only to arrive at the hospital and realise how unnecessary a lot of the items where and how many things I actually needed that I didn’t pack. What the hospital (Life Hospital) said I needed to pack, but I didn’t need: Diapers…

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Baby Must Haves and The Money Wasters

February 18, 2019

So now you’re home with your newborn and you have what feels like a million baby products and clothes, but what do you really need and what can you life without? It’s a question that haunted me before my firstborn came home and I just had to have everything you can possibly think of. After…

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