Category Archives: nutrition

Is drinking coffee safe during pregnancy?

Pode tomar café na gravidez? Confira

The answer to the question above is something we should frequently use in life: excess is never a good thing. So, yes, expecting moms can have coffee – which is great news since pregnancy drowsiness is a killer, right? But there is a daily intake limit that should be respected, or there will be an […]

When to introduce baby food and other foods?

Know when to start the weaning process and things to do and to avoid Up until the six-month mark, the baby should be breastfed only. This means no food, no juices or teas. If the baby breastfeeds freely, they’ll get all the nutrients necessary for that age, including water, to stay hydrated. Children who drink […]

14 common mistakes in the baby’s diet

First of all, do not blame yourself! It’s entirely normal to make mistakes when we’re just trying to feed our children the best we can. Just focus on correcting some behaviors but don’t beat yourself up if not everything goes according to plan. Offering only baby food and creamy soup is not a good idea. […]

7 Tips to save on food & drinks for your child’s birthday

Children’s birthday parties need candy, savory bites and cake. But, when your child and their friends have barely learned how to walk, how can you put together a menu for adults while still keeping the babies in mind? It’s possible many of them haven’t even tried sugar yet, seeing as most pediatricians recommend parents avoid […]

What is BLW, the method that teaches babies to eat on their own?

Método BLW de alimentação para o bebê

You’ve probably already come across the term BLW while researching how to introduce solids to your baby. It sounds like an alien concept, but it’s not.  Basically, BLW, or Baby-Led Weaning, means allowing your baby to take control over their introduction to solids. Essentially, this means that, instead of offering baby food, you’ll give your […]

How to pump and freeze breast milk

Aprenda como tirar e congelar o leite materno

The end of your maternity leave and even a longer leave don’t necessarily mean you need to interrupt breastfeeding. Maternal milk continues to be an important source of nutrients and antibodies for your baby and, if possible, it’ll be great for their health. While it’s not necessarily the easiest task to pump out milk with […]