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Winner of the 2020 CN Award for Nutrition Resources of the Year

We are proud to announce that Early Start Nutrition has been recognised with the 2020 CN Award for Nutrition Resource of the Year. The team received the nomination for their pioneering social media approach including on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. The team were also praised for developing accessible online nutrition resources for parents who were…

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Back to Nursery Tips from the Experts

As children begin to return to nursery and school it is the perfect time to reflect on routines and set new ones in place. We are sharing top tips from some of our favourite professionals to help with nursery routines. Immunisations During the Pandemic Dr Lucy Brennan is a GP based in Glasgow, and also…

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Fussy eating strategies for families

Fussy eating is common among toddlers and considered a normal part of their development! However, if your little one is a fussy or picky eater, it can be a worrying time for you and other family members. There are lots of strategies that you can try at home, and in partnership with your childcare provider…

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Early Start Covid-19 Statement June 2020

Dear All, We have been working hard across our services to review the measures we have in place and can realistically put in place to make sure we can meet the new government guidance to the sector. Please do have a read of the guidance document, as our customers we are really happy to discuss…

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Seasonal Vegetables and Fruit

Veg Power has launched an appeal to get us all eating more seasonal vegetables and support food producers during this strange time. As many food serving venues are closed, large quantities of local seasonal vegetables and fruit are at risk of going to waste! Let’s take a look at more of the benefits of eating…

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Weaning Week 2020

Introducing your baby to solid foods, also referred to as weaning or complementary feeding is an exciting time and you are bound to have lots of questions. With so much information out there it can often be difficult to know when to start and how to start introducing your baby to solid foods. Edwina and…

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Growing and Gardening Activities for Children

This week is National Gardening Week 2020! As you’ll be spending more time at home, we thought we’d provide you with a few basic growing activities that you can do indoors or outdoors with your little ones. Why are growing activities beneficial? Growing and gardening offers so many fun and interesting learning opportunities for children….

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Vitamin D Requirements for Infants and Toddlers

Growing children need lots of energy and nutrients to support their growth and development and a good routine can help them to meet these requirements. Eating together as a family can support children to learn about and enjoy food. Offering three main meals, breakfast, lunch and tea is a great way of planning the variety…

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Planned Maintenance

Planned Maintenance Thursday 23rd April 12am -6am Due to planned site maintenance you may see a disruption in services across the website. Please do not send any referrals or complete any training during this period as this information may not be saved. Thank you for your understanding.

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Fish fingers and potato wedges

In this months #EatInWithEarlyStart video, Edwina shares one of our favourite Friday night ‘fakeaways’. This is the perfect recipe to prepare and enjoy as a family. The kids will have lots of messy fun with this recipe. We set up a little production line for dipping the fish in flour, egg and breadcrumbs. You can choose…

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