Dr Julie Bhosale Starting Solids Tour

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Dr. Julie Bhosale is an internationally-renowned family wellbeing and nutrition expert, author, and speaker and her popular National Starting Solids Tour - with her new book 'The Nourished Baby' - is a must.

There is currently a lot of conflicting information around when and how to start solid food - Dr. Julie will shine the spotlight on the most current research including:

  • The ideal time to start solids.
  • What foods to introduce and when.
  • New guidelines on allergenic foods.
  • The concept of baby lead weaning.
  • Dr. Julie’s expert opinion on baby rice and her new research on brought baby food.
  • The science behind a baby’s gut development
  • Practical strategies to help include key nutrients including iron.
  • Alternatives for vegetarians and those on specialist diets.
  • Ideas for family meals ideal for making baby food easily at home.
  • A live baby food demonstration.

The Tour:

Dr Julie is travelling the country in a massive 10:20 tour (20 cities in 10 weeks) tour and sharing her brand new starting solids book - The Nourished Baby.

This tour is proudly presented to you by Phillips Avent and supported by ecostore and Merino Kids.

With a full presentation on starting solids, loads of time for questions and the chance to meet Dr Julie Bhosale in person, you will be in for a very informative and fun morning.

There will be massive event-only specials on Dr Julie’s brand new starting solids book The Nourished Baby, her cook book – Healthy Easy Dinners for Busy Mums and other helpful products (including Avent healthy baby food makers, Kai Carrier reusable pouches, Merino Kids sleeping bags and Kizingo spoons.

All venues are very family friendly, with space for breastfeeding plus tea, coffee and yummy (healthy) Nairns Oat Biscuits provided.

Who This Event Is For?

This event is perfect for mums with babies up to about a year old and it is also highly recommended for those pregnant for the first time as you will benefit from hearing this expert information before life gets very busy! Dad’s and Grandparents are very welcome!!

All of Dr Julie Bhosale’s events sell out so do not wait to grab your ticket – bring a friend/dad/grandparent and save with a double ticket!!!

The Nourished Baby:

This book is parent’s ultimate step-by-step guide to introducing solid food – cutting through all the conflicting advice with hot-off-the-press, practical, and realistic information, removing all the worry so you can enjoy this milestone with your baby. In The Nourished Baby Dr Julie Bhosale explores all the big issues and the science before leading you through the ‘when’, ‘what’ and ‘how’ of introducing solids. Food types – including how to deal with allergenic foods and special diets are covered – with recipes and a full six month meal plan provided.

All the tricky spots, like teething, daycare, and sickness are covered as well as how feeding interlocks with those other two cornerstones of a baby’s health: sleep and movement.

It really is your complete and indispensable guide to starting solids that works for modern lifestyles and budgets.

Don’t miss your chance to grab this and everything you need to start your baby off well on solid food.

Dates & Times

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More information

LocationKingsgate Hotel, 9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei
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Cost $25.00 General Ticket
$40.00 Double Ticket
RestrictionsAll Ages

Venue details

Address9 Riverside Drive
Phone09 438 0284
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About this Venue

Overlooking the Quayside Town Basin with its marina and award winning waterfront development, the Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei is located just minutes from the city centre's shops and theatres on one hand and the quiet, scenic bush walks and gardens on the other.

Guest facilities include fully licensed lounge bar and restaurant, spa, sauna, gymnasium and indoor heated pool. Conference facilities are also available, seating up to 130 people. All rooms are air-conditioned and non smoking.

The beautiful Bay of Islands is less than an hour drive away and within easy reach of Northland attractions and activities. There are several top class golf courses within close proximity to Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei and the the town basin is a yachty's haven.