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Fussy Eaters, Baby’s First Foods, Gag Reflexes & More

Since this episode was released I’ve had so many mums tell me how helpful the information was. Seeing as Mandy is so passionate and is a wealth of knowledge on the topic of fussy foods, dysphagia and fussy eaters this episode just had to be included in the Best of Series. Mandy also shares her wisdom around oral development and how it relates to speech and sensory development which is something that I also share with my mum’s in practice. It’s a “must listen to” episode where we talk about….

  • when and how to introduce first foods,
  • why kids might be fussy with food,
  • what to do about it,
  • clear signs for when to seek help and there are so many fabulous links and resources that Mandy shares in this episode.

I do my best to find passionate experts but honestly, Mandy had so much passion for what she does that it was such a joy to have her share on Mum’s The Word. Because it was full of gold, the episode runs over my (suggested) 40 mins – well let’s be honest, most of them have so far!! as clearly my guests are so passionate about helping other mums and its obvious we all love what we do.

Please do share this episode and it’s links/resources with those around you struggling to get their little ones to eat or enjoy food. Its such an important topic and this episode highlights once again, that we are all in this parenting world together. It truly takes a village to raise a child so please don’t keep these pearls of wisdom to yourself but share it with the new mum’s in your circles.


X Dr Kaz Jaffe

Mandy Adno’s Bio:

Mandy-Lee Adno is a Paediatric Feeding Therapist. She has a private practice at The Children’s Clinic in Bondi Junction, Sydney, where she assesses and treats babies and children with a range of feeding issues.

Paediatric feeding

Mandy graduated as a Speech Pathologist and Audiologist from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in 2002. She then went on to specialise as a Paediatric Feeding Therapist at Manchester University, United Kingdom. She set up a Paediatric feeding department in Havering in the United Kingdom, treating babies and children with a range of feeding and swallowing difficulties. Mandy is also an accredited SOS therapist.

Mandy has worked as a Paediatric feeding therapist at Royal North Shore Hospital in the neonatal and Paediatric wards.

She has extensive experience in assessing and treating newborns, infants and children with various feeding difficulties including: Medical and behavioural feeding difficulties; difficulties with breast/bottle feeding; gastro-oesophageal reflux; transitioning from feeding tubes, transitioning to solids and fussy eaters.

Mandy resides in Sydney, Australia with her husband and 3 daughters.

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Kids and Chiropractic

It’s a question I get asked all the time. Why would a baby need to be checked by a chiropractor? And in this episode we discuss this and so much more on the topic of kids and chiropractic.

And although we are discussing in depth the work that I do, I am playing the curious mum in this episode and I ask Jacey all the questions that you also probably have.

So a very important message dear to my heart this week and I am thrilled to share this message with you and have Jacey my colleague in Chiropractic as a guest on the show.

ENJOY this week’s episode and once again, thanks for listening!!

And have you yet subscribed to Mum’s The Word to get all the episodes delivered to your phone as soon as they are released each Friday? You can do so here on iTunes.

X Dr Kaz Jaffe

Dr Jacey Pryma's Bio:

As a chiropractic entrepreneur Jacey Pryma is on a mission to see as many kids as possible live a full and vibrant life with chiropractic care central to that transformation. She is a program developer, software developer, teaching seminars around Australia and New Zealand and works with chiropractors around the globe through her program called Well Kids.

A magical experience for kids

Dr Jacey is a massive fan of Disney and prides herself on making every visit to her office a magical experience for kids and parents alike, sprinkling a little pixie dust over everything she does. Today we will learn a little about her, what she’s up to and the amazing advice she has for new mums with brand new little bubbas.

Dr Jacey's Quote:

“To live would be an awfully big adventure”

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CAST 007
Raising Kids who Choose and LOVE to eat Healthy Food

In this Episode 7 of Mum’s The Word we have our first dad on the show!! Dr Brett Hill shares with me his passion for educating his kids (and larger audiences too) on how to live the wellness lifestyle and how to teach them to love eating real food.

He’s even mastered how to get his kids Tom and Charlotte to choose to eat healthy food when he is not around and he’s just released a new e-book sharing all his not-to-do’s and to-do’s on this topic that have worked for him and his two. Very down to earth and easy to connect with, he’s not your average dad, he truly is an inspiring parent with a fantastic message for you all and he also happens to be my first fellow podcaster that I interview on our show.

A truly great episode for getting amazing practical tips on how to get your kids to eat healthily without bribes or making them feel guilty and so much more. Enjoy.

X Dr Kaz Jaffe

Dr Brett Hill's Bio:

Dr Brett Hill is co-host of two of Australia’s top rated health podcasts, public speaker, Paleo advocate, chiropractorbarefoot runner and author of numerous books and e-books. He regularly appears on TV, radio and in print, and his media appearances, seminars, coaching and consulting have inspired thousands of people over the last decade to live a long, happy, healthy life full of energy and vitality.

Create a healthier environment

Dr Brett has been able to share his journey to health coming from a coca cola drinking, mars bar eating young man to a vital, paleo, whole food advocate today with his two gorgeous children Tom and Charlotte, who have inspired Dr Brett to take his message to the world in order to create a healthier environment for his family to thrive in.

Dr Brett’s websites, articles, videos, media appearances and books have inspired people all over the world to make drastic changes for the better in their life and their health.

Some Highlights from Dr Brett’s dynamic career include:

  • Co-host of Australia’s number one health podcast ‘The Wellness Guys Show‘ and ‘That Paleo Show
  • Co-founder of Australia’s leading health podcast channel The Wellness Couch
  • Editorial in publications as diverse as The Adelaide Magazine, Men’s Health and The Borneo Post and The Advertiser newspaper
  • Online editorial on NineMSN, AdelaideNow and more
  • Radio appearances on ABC, 5AA, FreshFM, Fresh 102.3 and others
  • TV appearances on Channel Seven and Channel Nine
  • Wellness seminars including Queensland’s Dynamic Growth congress, ING corporate work, The Wellness Summit and more
  • Launching popular health resource and monthly newsletter
  • His successful chiropractic and wellness coaching practice in Linden Park, South Australia
  • Author of How To Eat An Elephant: simple solutions for lifelong energy and vitality (The Wellness Couch)

Dr Hill’s Quote:

“it’s about giving them the right information and showing them the whole picture so that they can make a really informed choice”

Dr Hill’s Deets:

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