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Why EVERY woman should be taking folic acid

Ireland has a particularly high incidence of Spina Bifida and other Neural Tube Defects (NTDs), yet a simple folic acid supplement can help reduce the risks significantly – so why aren’t Irish women taking the advice? Speaking on behalf of safeFood, Prof Michael Turner, UCD Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Coombe Women and […]

Five foods to boost your pregnancy

Once we’re eating for two, it can be difficult to know what’s going to help or hinder our baby’s development. If you want to give your baby the best start in life – before they’ve even been born – try incorporating these five pregnancy super foods into your diet. Avocado This has been the year of the avocado […]

What do pregnancy cravings mean?

We have all heard about pregnancy cravings, even had a few ourselves. We have heard everything from chocolate to pickles and ice-cream. But what do they really mean? The cravings Chocolate. Chocolate cravings could mean your body needs more magnesium. If you are good at moderating your sweet tooth you can have a square or […]

3 things our toddlers need in their diets to maintain healthy growth

Our toddlers can be picky with food. They may like something one day, then point blank refuse to eat it the next. It’s common for toddlers to start making these sorts of decisions about their lives, they’re expressing their right to choose, which is great! However, it can leave parents a little stumped when it […]

The role that Quinton can play in your fertility

Making sure you are not deficient in the minerals and trace elements our body needs to function optimally is an important consideration if you are trying for a baby. Even with a healthy diet, the foods we eat are largely deficient in the minerals and trace elements that our cells need to function properly. Government […]

Four supplements you should take during pregnancy

When you’re pregnant you have to mind what you eat in order to give your body and baby the best chance possible. Some supplements are even recommended to be taken before pregnancy so it’s important to watch what you eat when trying for a baby as well. As a lot of the good stuff is difficult […]

Sow and grow with Innocent and Grow It Yourself!

Do you find it hard to get your child to eat their vegetables? Do you find yourself constantly mashing them, hiding them, pretending they’re something else? If your child is stubborn with their food don’t worry, a lot of children are. But one way to get children to try different fruit and veg is to get […]

Good enough to eat: what to do with your placenta

Don’t freak out! Eating your placenta is an actual option for new mothers. It’s called placentophagy, and we humans are the only mammals who don’t routinely eat our placenta. With many celebrities trumpeting the health effects of eating the placenta, we can’t help but have just a few questions. What are the effects of eating the placenta? […]

Baby food – home made or ready made?

If your small baby is starting to grumble after feeding, or imitating your mouth when you’re surreptitiously downing some porridge before your morning walk, then they might be getting ready for some solid food. The Food Safety Authority says to wean babies as close to six months as possible, and no sooner than 16 weeks. […]

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