When should food be introduced? Is there a preference to which food groups should be introduced first? How often should I feed, and what is a healthy age-appropriate portion?
These and more are questions that parents, guardians or carers ask as the stage of introducing food to the children they care for is near. This Seminar aims at answering these and more questions, and provides practical ways of preparing, introducing and storing food, together with the parental/guardian skills required during such a process.
It is specifically designed for parents, carers and guardians of infants approaching initial introduction of food, or those who during the weaning process are struggling or feel confused with the many different messages they are being provided with.
All information delivered is based on updated latest scientific research within Paediatric Nutrition, and notes will be provided.
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The Seminar will be delivered by Registered Clinical Nutritionist Mariella Porter.
Besides her Master degree in Human Clinical Nutrition, Ms Porter is also trained in Paediatric Nutrition, and has carried out most of her research work amongst the Maltese Paediatric population.
She is also a warranted Educator, has Education very much at heart, and delivers talks and seminars on various nutrition and health topics. Besides having a vast experience in schools with children and adolescents of varying ages, Ms Porter is also certified to deliver courses for parents and adults alike.
Above all, Mariella is a mother herself and has first hand experience when it comes to the initial introduction of food at the weaning stage.