Short Gut baby weaning: 8 months old

I know every time I write it down I end up saying the same thing. But I just cannot believe Clara is 8 months old now (just under 7 months corrected if you’re being specific, she was a 35-weeker). Clara is growing up. Her development is fantastic – we have been discharged from the PhysioContinue reading “Short Gut baby weaning: 8 months old”

Short Gut baby weaning: a second attempt

From the minute weaning was mentioned months ago I was keen to get going. Turns out it wasn’t as straight forward as dishing up some purée… You can read our first attempt at weaning here. The first food Clara ever tried was an Ella’s Kitchen purée pouch – organic carrot, broccoli, and sweet potato. ClaraContinue reading “Short Gut baby weaning: a second attempt”

Short Gut baby weaning: four months old

We’ve decided to start weaning Clara. She’s 23 weeks old, 18 weeks (4 months) corrected. Whilst official guidelines say to now wait until 6 months old, you can start weaning at 4 months old if you believe it’s right for your child. Some signs to look out for if you think your little one isContinue reading “Short Gut baby weaning: four months old”

Feeding and nutrition: TPN

When you’re pregnant, one of the things you need to consider is whether you want to breastfeed or bottle feed. You could choose both, you may have to choose one method. If you’re expecting a healthy baby, you never even contemplate your baby might not be able to feed orally. When Clara was born sheContinue reading “Feeding and nutrition: TPN”