The First 1000 Days - From Pregnancy up to 2 years

What you eat and do in the first 1000 days makes a difference to your baby's future.

Scientists believe that what you feed your baby in their first 1000 days of life can determine their health, cognitive ability and physical development for the rest of their lives.

"This short timeframe offers a unique window of opportunity to shape healthier futures by having a profound impact on the child’s ability to grow & develop and improve educational achievement." – Ita Saul, Paediatric Dietitian.

Click on your stage for tailored information such as nutrition advice, recipes, videos and useful tools to help you make the right choices for you and your baby.

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Chilli Pumpkin Soup

Courgette & Potato Frittata

Banana Bread

Apple & Blackberry Filo Parcels

Step by Step Oaty Fruity Muffins

Step by Step Chilli

Creamy Pesto Chicken

Friday Night Fajitas

Step by Step Beef Casserole

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

EGG-cellent Nutrition From 6 Months!

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Beef and Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Toddler – Parmesan and Lemon Chicken with Sweet Potato Mash

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If your little one will be going to Creche soon here are a few healthy lunch and snack ideas.

Toddler – Tasty Courgette Chips

Adult – Spicy Chickpeas

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About the First 1000 Days

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