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Halloween Recipe Ideas

As you’ll probably know, we love creating themed recipes here at Early Start Nutrition, so we’ve decided to bring you a blog full of spook-tacular Halloween recipe ideas (and bad Halloween puns, sorry!). Halloween is often a time where children have a lot of sugary foods, such as sweets and chocolate. And while it’s fine…

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Eating Well as a New Mum

Eating Well as a New Mum Congratulations on becoming a mum! No doubt you’ll be adapting to a new way of life and routine with your new arrival. While you’ll be busy trying to meet your baby’s needs, it’s essential that you continue to look after yourself. This can be a little easier said than…

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Nutrition and Fertility

We often get asked about nutrition for fertility. In this blog we’ll take a look at healthy eating to support overall health and well-being. Can nutrition affect fertility? There are many factors that can affect your chances of getting pregnant and it’s not just down to food alone. It can be affected by age, lifestyle,…

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Supplement Recommendations During Pregnancy

In this blog we’re taking a look at the recommendations for supplements, whether you are planning a pregnancy or you’re already pregnant. We’ll also take a look at which supplements you may need to continue to take once you’ve had your baby. In most cases, eating a healthy, varied diet will help you to get…

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Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy

Foods to Avoid in Pregnancy With so much information available on the internet, it can be difficult to know which foods you actually need to avoid in pregnancy. In this blog we’ll explore the foods you need to both limit and avoid to help keep you and your baby safe and healthy. While it’s important…

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How to Eat Well During Your Pregnancy

How to Eat Well During Your Pregnancy A healthy balanced diet is important for our health at any stage of life, but it’s especially important that you eat well during your pregnancy. This is to ensure that both you and your developing baby get the energy and nutrients that you need. The good news is,…

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Celebrations in Early Years Settings

Celebrations in Early Years Settings Your Early Years Setting is a fantastic place to celebrate events and special occasions, such as birthday’s, Christmas, Eid and Diwali.  Here at Early Start Nutrition, we’ve worked with lots of setting to support them in planning events, so we want to share some of our favourite ideas with you!…

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Family Breakfast Ideas

In this blog we share our favourite family breakfast ideas. It’s important to remember that the word breakfast literally means breaking our fast. We don’t typically eat through the night, so our bodies have gone for a long period of time without fuel. Eating breakfast in the morning helps provide energy for both our brain…

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Supervised Tooth Brushing Programme

Delivering a Tooth Brushing Session in your Nursery Susan Lawrence and Shrewsbury Nurseries are taking part in the Supervised Tooth Brushing programme. The programme aims to supports children to brush their teeth for two minutes, daily, using a fluoride toothpaste. Following training and support from the Dental Wellness Trust,the nursery are successfully supporting children and…

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Brain Games for Toddlers

Boost your little ones maths, science and literacy skills with these fun, inexpensive brain games for toddlers that you can create with objects from around your home! Make your own colour matching toys Sorting and matching is such an important early math skill that helps in classification of objects. We always start with learning to sort…

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