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Latest Food & Health Posts

Sloppy Joes with hidden vegetables

Need a quick meal that’s a change from the regular menu? Look no further than sloppy joes. This recipe is perfect for fun family nights in and is a great way to enjoy a burger without the fuss of patties or lugging out the barbecue. You can double, or even triple this recipe to give […]

4 Unique, healthy recipes for Pancake Tuesday

Any day that allows you to have breakfast for dinner (brinner?) is a great day, all the better when kids get to help out with pancakes on Pancake Tuesday. But sometimes the same old recipes get a bit tired, and we want to make sure our kids are getting some nutrients and vitamins as well […]

Neven Maguire’s family-friendly Beef Stroganoff

Neven Maguire’s family-friendly beef stroganoff is sure to become a fan-favorite with the little ones. The creamy sauce with the succulent beef and mushrooms makes for a warm hearty dish, and a nice change from the curries and stews! Serve with some steamed broccoli or carrots for added nutrition and colour! We love this Beef […]

Recipe: Alcohol free mulled wine for mums-to-be

Nothing says Christmas quite like Mulled Wine; it’s the perfect welcome drink for guests at your festive party. Here is our favourite recipe for great Mulled Wine – and a fab alcohol-free version so you needn’t miss out if you’re expecting! Mulled wine recipe 1 bottle red wine 60g/2oz demerara sugar 1 cinnamon stick grated […]

Recipe: Jelly with natural flavours

Kid’s love jelly. And that’s almost an understatement. But too many sugary snacks can lead to diabetes in later life and some dental issues, so it’s best to steer clear from sugar-laden desserts, which is what makes this recipe so perfect for our families! Fun fact: Did you know it’s also a great snack for pregnant […]

Sponsored: Top fertility tips for this Christmas with PROCEIVE®

At this time of year, many people will be writing their Christmas wish lists. For some, the only gift they want is something that money can’t buy – and that’s news of a pregnancy! As October the 1st is the most popular birth date in Ireland, it’s no surprise that many couples try for a […]

9 ways you can support your breastfeeding journey

Here at Maternity&Infant we want to help mums with breastfeeding wherever we can. Although it is a completely natural process, many people find it difficult to stick to. Worries about how much the baby is actually ingesting, as well as difficulties with latching on, and pain in the nipples can discourage mothers trying to breastfeed. […]

The truth about Hyperemesis Gravidarum and Kate Middleton’s pregnancies

Once again the world is awash with news that another baby is to join the royal nursery. And once again Kate Middleton endures severe morning sickness, aka hyperemesis gravidarum before she could be out and about again. But what exactly is hyperemesis gravidarum and how does it affect your body during pregnancy? Acute morning sickness About […]

Four morning rituals that can ruin your day

Everyone has a morning routine they could never imagine altering. But what if the actions of your morning routine were negatively impacting your body and mood for the rest of the day without you knowing? Here are four of the most common morning rituals people commit in the morning that should be stopped: 1. Hitting the […]

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