The Contented Child's Food Bible
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The Contented Child's Food Bible

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Raising children is not easy and often feeding one's child can be one of the hardest aspects of parenting; there is now clear evidence stating that what children eat can affect their future physical and intellectual development The media is full of information on nutrition and diet but knowing what to apply to your own child can be difficult. In The Contented Child's Food Bible, top maternity nurse, Gina Ford and leading UK nutritionist, Paul Sacher offer practical and down-to-earth advice for parents struggling with the many difficulties of feeding; ranging from the benefits of breast feeding to overcoming snacking and getting your child to eat fruit and vegetables every day. Clearly organised by age group and packed full of case studies and handy hints, this accessible guide is all a parent will need to raise a happy and healthy child. Contents include: -What foods are key to particular stages of development -How to deal with allergie -Is my child growing at the correct rate? -How to deal with fussy eaters -What vitamins and minerals should my child take?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 134 x 212 x 20mm | 222.26g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • VERMILION
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0091891566
  • 9780091891565
  • 247,894

About Gina Ford

Gina Ford is Britain's bestselling childcare author whose first publication The Contented Little Baby has sold over a million copies and keeps going! With over thirty years hands-on experience as a maternity nurse, her advice and methods have been a godsend to tired, stressed parents throughout the world and have helped a generation of children go to bed on time and sleep calmly through the night. She runs a hugely popular website: www.contentedbaby.com and has published over twenty parenting books.show more

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This book is for every parent who wants to know how best to feed their child. In The Contented Child's Food Bible, Britain's leading childcare expert, Gina Ford, and Paul Sacher a specialist dietician at Great Ormond Street Hospital, offer practical and down-to-earth advice for parents struggling with the many difficulties of feeding. They also provide the latest information about what kinds of food children need for good growth, health and development - and also, what you should avoid giving them. Good habits start young and the sooner bad habits are corrected the better. This book guides you from breastfeeding and the vast choice of formula milk, through weaning and introducing solids, to how to get your child to eat fruit and vegetables. Contains advice on: How to deal with fussy eaters Which foods provide the essential building blocks for a healthy life What to do about food allergies Food-related health problems such as obesity Clearly organised by age group and packed full of case studies and nutritional information, this accessible guide is all a parent needs to end mealtime nightmares and establish health eating habits for life.show more

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