Heavy metals like mercury, lead, arsenic, and cadmium occur naturally in the environment, however certain foods absorb more than others during the growing process, either through the soil or water
Introducing your bub to new foods is an exciting time! You really notice how fast they are growing up. Introducing solids to your young one is one thing, but introducing foods that might cause adverse reactions is another. This can be… a little daunting. Here we will cover everything you need to know about how to introduce your baby to potential allergens.
Just like adults, baby’s bowel movements can differ from one baby to the next. Within the first three months of life, infants can pass anywhere from 5 to 40 bowel motions per week. Constipation in babies involves changes in the texture and consistency of the stools, as well as the frequency at which they are produced.
Brain development continues at a rapid rate and continues developing until about 3 years of age. Myelination that started during gestation continues, helping the brain develop the flexibility needed for electrical impulses involved in neurotransmission. Neurotransmitter synthesis is active during this time and is involved in the development of baby’s reward centre in the brain which effects mood and behaviour. The hippocampus continues to develop improving baby’s recognition and memory