Health & wellbeing

Keeping fit through pregnancy and beyond

Whether you’re keeping fit or getting fit during pregnancy, there is a path for you… you just need to find it, says Claire-Marie Lewis When it comes to putting strain on your body, few things have the same impact as pregnancy and labour. That said, fewer things have the same reward! Getting started The NHS […]

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Love the skin your baby’s in!

Winter weather can be tough on skin whatever your age, but babies are particularly susceptible to changing weather conditions. What to look out for: Red, chapped skin Babies’ skin can easily crack and split in cold weather, particularly on the face, bottom, backs of knees and elbow folds. If your baby has a runny nose […]

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Seasonal snacks

Eat seasonal fruit and veg this winter, advises specialist paediatric dietitian Ana-Kristina Skrapac Christmas is almost upon us and the winter woollies are well and truly out. At this time of year we crave winter warmers and nourishing foods. Just as we change our summery scarves for woolly items, we should also adapt our eating. […]

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Help! My child won’t eat!

Specialist paediatric dietitian Ana-Kristina Skrapac advises on how to get your children eating their five a day We are constantly reminded of the importance of vitamins and minerals, of fibre, and of the endless health benefits of eating fruit and vegetables. The Department of Health’s ‘five a day’ rings in all parents’ ears. So we […]

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Let’s picnic!

Fabienne Viner-Luzzato shares some exciting picnic ideas for the summer holidays Summertime has finally arrived! It’s time to turn off the heating and the tablet and head down to the park, beach or garden to organise one of the most exciting kids’ outings: a picnic! UK weather can be very unpredictable, so check the forecast […]

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Which pregnancy supplement is right for you?

We all know we should be taking a prenatal supplement once that second line appears, and there’s plenty of evidence out there to support supplementing once you start trying to conceive. But with so many products available, where do you start? One thing all healthcare providers agree on is that you need folic acid and […]

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Family-friendly festive food

You may already be an expert when it comes to making Christmas food, so we’ve put together a collection of slightly less conventional festive recipes to help you think outside the box this year. Savoury dishes Cheddar, spinach and pine nut roulade Ingredients Vegetable oil for greasing 300g fresh spinach, washed 5 eggs, separated 150g […]

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Top tips to protecting your baby’s skin this winter

Winter weather can be tough on tender skin. The following tips will help you keep your baby’s skin soft and protected even in difficult weather conditions. Before you leave the house It’s good to get out of the house for fresh air and to visit friends, but babies are especially sensitive to temperature changes, so […]

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Happy Chanukah

Fabienne Viner-Luzzato explains the traditions behind Chanukah and some of the delicious treats that come with it This year we will face another battle with our five-year-old son as we explain why Father Christmas will not deliver presents to our house and why we don’t have a Christmas tree without hurting his feelings. Aren’t we […]

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Halloween tricks and treats

Halloween is one of the special nights of the year that allow families to enjoy a few sugary treats. We have included all the culinary tricks to make this Halloween an absolute treat. The stickier the better! Toffee apples Nothing beats the lustre of a shiny toffee apple. The sticky sweetness has become synonymous with […]

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