Mum and Baby

Mum and Baby

Our Mum and Baby section will be a parenting know-how guide to offer tips and advice on nutritional information for your baby, as well as health, hygiene and generally keeping safe in the kitchen. And don’t forget, happy mum means happy baby, so we’ve got a few tricks to keep mum healthy too.

Family Meal Time with Bub

Posted in 6+ Months, Baby's First Foods, Introducing Solid Food, Parent Know-How

One of the best ways to get your baby to enjoy food is to include them in family meal times. It’s never really too young…

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Melinda’s Tips of Introducing Solids – Rafferty’s Garden Community Mum

Posted in 6+ Months, Healthy Mum, Introducing Solid Food, Parent Know-How

Hi! I'm Melinda and this is Christian, he's 8 months old today. Christian is my first baby and we have been on solids for about…

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Rebecca’s Tips of Introducing Solids – Rafferty’s Garden Community Mum

Posted in Healthy Mum, Introducing Solid Food, Parent Know-How

My name is Rebecca Barrow, and I'm a mum of two girls from Doreen. Miss Scarlett is 16 months old. Can you say hi? And…

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5 Food Groups to Introduce and their Nutritional Benefits

Posted in 8+ Months, 8+ Months Development, Nutritional Information

I’d like to tell you about the five different food groups that you should be feeding your baby on a daily basis to ensure that…

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A Look Inside My First

Posted in 4+ Months, 4+ Months Development, 4+ Months Nutrition, Baby's First Foods, Nutritional Information, Preparing for Solid Foods

I’d love to introduce you to the Rafferty’s My First range. These products are made from simple, cooked and pureed fruit and come in a…

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What Age Should Babies Start Tummy Time?

What Age Should Babies Start Tummy Time?

Posted in 4+ Months, 4+ Months Development, 6+ Months, 6+ Months Development, Parent Know-How

Tummy time is when you carry, position or play with your baby while they are awake and on their stomach. It can be a part…

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Essential Vitamins and Nutrients for Babies ages 4-8 months

Essential Vitamins and Nutrients for Babies ages 4-8 months

Posted in 4+ Months, 4+ Months Nutrition, 6+ Months, 6+ Months Nutrition, 8+ Months, 8+ Months Nutrition, Baby's First Foods, Nutritional Information, Textured Baby Food

By the age of around four to six months, most babies have had their first taste of solid foods in the form of mashed or…

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Do babies need to drink water?

Do babies need to drink water?

Posted in 10+ Months, 12+ Months, 6+ Months, 6+ Months Nutrition, 8+ Months, Parent Know-How

Up until the age of 6 months, babies that are exclusively breastfed do not require any additional fluids. For infants over the age of 6…

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Breastfeeding: The Dos and Don’ts

Breastfeeding: The Dos and Don’ts

Posted in 4+ Months, 4+ Months Nutrition, Healthy Mum, Mum and Baby, Parent Know-How

Breastfeeding can be a scary and controversial topic for many mums. And yes it’s true, at times breastfeeding can seem like an uphill struggle, but…

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Sleep Easy: Ways for Mums to get more Sleep

Sleep Easy: Ways for Mums to get more Sleep

Posted in Healthy Mum, Mum and Baby

The month of July is hosting sleep awareness week (July 4-10) so what better time to look at one of the most important issues facing…

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