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Balancing introducing solids with milk feeds

Find out how to get started with introducing solid foods and balancing milk feeds. Learn about 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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Poos and wees

Babies have very delicate skin and need changing soon after they wet themselves or passed a stool (poo) to prevent nappy rash and stop them from smelling.

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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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Baby poo guide

Just what can you expect to see in your baby's nappy? What you find may surprise you, but your baby's poo can tell you a lot about their health.

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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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Vegetarian feeding guide for babies and toddlers

Is your baby ready for solids? If you plan to start your baby on a vegetarian diet, you may need to take extra care to ensure they get adequate nutrition.

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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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