Food before 1, Is it really just for fun?

By Cathy Monaghan MSc, H.Dip, RD. Whether you are breastfeeding or formula feeding your baby, six months is considered the furthest, safest point that little ones can grow and develop appropriately without starting solids. The WHO and FSAI recommend that baby start...

The Best Beginnings, A guide on how to Wean Your baby.

By Cathy Monaghan MSc, H.Dip, RD. This article will provide you with plenty tips and tricks to help your little one transitions onto solids. Alternatively my Weaning Masterclass will cover everything you need to know. How to Wean Your baby Once you’re over those first...

5 tips to reduce school lunch box waste!

By Cathy Monaghan MSc, H.Dip, RD. Starting school or returning to school is an expensive time of year. This year is more expensive than ever. Apart from the financial waste of uneaten lunch boxes, environmentally they are a total waste too. I am here to help you limit...

Podcasts

Posted By Cathy Monaghan MSc, H.Dip, RD. What’s the story with Weaning, Cathy? Listen Here! The Last Push Listen Here The Shane Walsh Podcast Listen Here Everymum Podcast Listen Here A Wonderbaba Podcast Listen...

My 2 year old is fussy, should I worry?

By Cathy Monaghan MSc, H.Dip, RD. My 2 year old is fussy, should I worry? My article for The Times On Sunday, Irish Edition was published on July 17th 2022. This is no longer available online unfortunately but it was great!The Times: My 2 year old is fussy, should I...

Which highchair is best?

Getting the best Highchair. The most important piece of equipment you need is a highchair. Making your baby feel safe, secure and comfortable will help them relax and make mealtimes more successful and enjoyable. Good posture is essential and follows the 90:90:90...

Weaning, How to start?

By Cathy Monaghan MSc, H.Dip, RD. Help! I’ve no idea how to start my child on solids? Weaning, How to Start? I often get messages from Mums saying:FTM, Help! I have no idea where to start with weaning!Well that is exactly the reason why I am here! After 15 years in a...

Bottled Water and Babies

When is it ok to use bottled water for your baby? Reading labels on bottled Water for babies Here is some information on bottled water – reading labels and how to make up bottles when abroad.