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Balancing introducing solids with milk feeds

Find out how to get started with balancing milk feeds and introducing solid foods and what are the best foods to start with.

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How much food at 6 to 12 months?

When you start to introduce solids at around 6 months-old, your baby will discover new tastes and textures. This handy guide will get you started.

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How much food at 1 year?

By the time your baby turns one, they should be eating a variety of different foods.

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All about baby poo

Babies poo! Some poo after every feed, while others can go for days without a dirty nappy. But what you do find in the nappy can say something your baby's health - learn more here.

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Mixed feeding

Mixed feeding is when a baby is fed formula as well as breastmilk. Learn about why some women use mixed feeding, how to manage it, and where to get help.

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When can babies drink water?

You may wonder when it is safe to start giving your baby water. Whether you are breastfeeding or formula feeding, learn how and at what age to get started.

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How your baby gains weight

All babies will gain weight differently, but there are some guidelines for healthy weight gain.

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Breastfeeding your toddler | Australian Breastfeeding Association

The nutritional benefits of breastfeeding in the first year of life are well-documented and they do not cease after 12 months.Breastfeeding your toddler can provide 29% of his daily energy needs, 43% of protein requirements, 75% of vitamin A requirements and 60% of vitamin C. Read about breastfeeding toddlers.

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Mixed feeding: supplementing with formula | Raising Children Network

Worried your baby isn’t getting enough breastmilk? Mixed feeding, or supplementing with formula, might help. Start by talking with your midwife, nurse or GP.

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Mixed feeding | Australian Breastfeeding Association

Regardless of whether a mother exclusively breastfeeds, exclusively uses formula or does a combination (mixed feeding), she has done her very best and has made decisions that were right at the time, based on the support and information she had available to her.

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