Natural Super Kids Podcast

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Episode 82: Introducing Solids With Nutritionist Mel Kirkwood

  We understand how confusing and somewhat daunting starting solids can be for families. When do you start? What foods do you being with? Is your baby getting all their required nutrients for growth & development? That’s why this week I sat down with our infant nutritionist Mel to discuss introducing solids. In this podcast episode, Mel and…

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Episode 81: How To Treat Colic In Infants With NSK Nutritionist Mel

  This week I’m joined by our Natural Super Kids Clinical Nutritionist Mel to chat all things infantile colic. Colic is a common condition we see in clinic that affects 1 in 5 babies. It is still quite poorly understood and occurs irrespective of breastfeeding or formula feeding in infants up to 5 months of…

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Episode 80: Meet Our Nutritionist – Mel Kirkwood

  This week I’m excited to introduce you all to our team member, Mel. Mel wears many hats here at Natural Super Kids – not only is she our qualified nutritionist on the team, but she also helps me behind the scenes as our Customer Engagement & Social Media Manager.  Mel is a qualified clinical…

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Episode 79: The Benefits Of Zinc For Kids

  If we could pick one mineral that is important when it comes to children’s health, it would have to be zinc. It is one of my most prescribed nutrients for kids because it has so many benefits and is particularly important when it comes to immunity, gut health, mood, and behaviour.  Kids also have…

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Episode 78: Vitamin D For Immunity, Allergies And Brain Health

  Many parents are aware that children need to eat a balanced diet with plenty of nutrients to support their growth and development. But one of the most essential nutrients for general wellbeing is something you can’t get through the diet, and that’s Vitamin D. The main way that our bodies access Vitamin D is the…

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Episode 77: Supporting Kids With Asthma And Allergies Through The Winter

  Winter sickness – we see it a lot. But did you know it’s the kids with allergies and atopic conditions who struggle with persistent or regular infections the most? Kids with allergies are more prone to picking up infections, and it can take them longer to recover from a nasty bug. But there are…

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Episode 76: Natural Treatment For Coughs And Croup In Children

  Coughs are very common in kids and can cause significant interruptions in the home, especially at night when they often get worse due to laying down. The most common causes of coughs in children are respiratory tract infections which are very common in Winter, and can often be quite chronic and ongoing for weeks…

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Episode 75: 3 Things That Weaken Your Child’s Immune System

  We have been receiving a lot of questions on social media and via our email in regards to winter illness this year. Especially because the last two winters have been spent mostly indoors thanks to the pandemic, parents are finding there is a dramatic increase in illness this season. Popular questions from parents include…

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Episode 74: Why Your Kids Are Sick So Often And What You Can Do About It

  There seems to be a lot of sickness around at the moment from colds to influenza, to a respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and we can’t forget COVID. I want to give families, kids the tools to combat these winter illnesses and I hope this podcast episode gives you the tools to get through the…

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Episode 73: When To Treat A Fever In Children

  Kids get sick, and they run fevers. But as parents, we can be prone to a bit of fever phobia. Many parents believe that if a fever is not treated with medications, there are high risks of serious side effects. This simply is not true!  Treating fever in children doesn’t have to involve Panadol…

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