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Kath Megaw, clinical dietitian and founder of Nutripaeds

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Kath is a clinical dietitian with special interest in paediatrics. Her private national and international practice is not only built on assisting her little patients with their nutritional needs but also offering support to moms and dads. She is a regular speaker at baby and toddler seminars, runs workshops on infant and childhood nutrition, writes for leading publications and she is a respected author in her field. Kath sits on three international boards including the European board for feeding premature infants.
How do you know if your child is eating enough or if they are eating too much

How do you know if your child is eating enough or if they are...

Parents often worry that their children eat too little or too much, that they eat too many foods that are unhealthy and too few...
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Constipation in children: causes and how to prevent it

Constipation is a very uncomfortable and even debilitating condition that affects all ages from newborn to the elderly. It's actually one of the most...
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The healthy way to work treats into your child’s diet

It's basic human instinct that we want what we can’t have - and our children are no different. When it comes to feeding children,...
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Emotional eating in children & how to encourage a healthy relationship with food

As parents we need to understand the complex relationship between food and emotions so that we can help our children develop healthy relationships with...
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Ancient weaning practices: how things have changed & what we can learn from them

It's fascinating to see what cultures around the world are doing with regards to baby weaning practices. Even more interesting is looking at ‘pure’...
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Your child’s eating habits: what’s normal and what’s definitely not?

Who would’ve thought that your biggest feeling of accomplishment as a human being would come from a bunch of empty dirty dinner plates. NOTHING,...
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Is a vegetarian diet healthy for a child?

Is being a vegetarian a healthy lifestyle choice for a child? In order to determine if a vegetarian diet is healthy for a child,...
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10 FAQs regarding infant feeding

Today’s technology, computers and the World Wide Web have transformed our world into a global village. Gone are the days of pulling out a dusty...
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Weaning ways

Motherhood is one of the most amazing and rewarding journeys. Yet along with the good, comes the uncertainty and self-doubt. Just like smiling, sitting,...
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How to deal with picky eaters

A picky eater can be defined as a toddler, child or teenager that avoids a number of foods from each food group or one...