Weaning Experts

Meet our experts

We work closely with leading weaning and child development experts to ensure we can give you the best advice and support on your weaning journey. From delicious recipes, to invaluable advice and tips, you can be sure to find lots of ideas and inspiration in our expert hub!

Sarah Almond Bushell, The Children’s Nutritionist

Sarah has been a dietitian for 22 years in the NHS as a Consultant and running The Children’s Nutritionist.

She helps families with feeding, food allergies, constipation, weight, diabetes pretty much anything where food is treatment. She has two degrees, a post-grad diploma in Nutrition & Dietetics and also trained as an SOS feeding therapist to help problem feeders get better.

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Zenia Deogan

Zenia Deogan is a nutritionist and sensory food scientist passionate about educating families on how to evoke the senses with flavoursome food during weaning and at family mealtimes. With a MRes in Sensory Science and BSc in Food Science and Nutrition, Zenia hosts educational workshops and develops meal plans for families putting nutrition and flavour at the heart of all her work.

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Lucy Upton

Lucy Utpon is a qualified Paediatric Dietitian and feeding therapist, practicing since 2010 when she graduated with her Master of Nutrition degree from the University of Nottingham.  She quickly chose to specialise in Paediatric Nutrition & Dietetics and has since enjoyed working with hundreds of children and their families in both specialist and clinical settings.

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Jenna Brown

Jenna Brown is a Food Safety expert offering advice for parents along with helpful weaning tips. She is  is a fully qualified Environmental Health Practitioner specialising in food safety and public health.

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Dr. Gill Rapley

Dr. Gill Rapleyis co-author of Baby-Led Weaning, Helping your baby to love good food, and pioneered baby-led weaning as a successful approach to solid feeding after studying it as part of her MSc.

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Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel has pioneered the way families all over the world feed their babies and children. She has become the UK’s No.1 children’s cookery author, best-selling international author, and the mother of all feeding experts with 45 cookbooks…and counting.

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Natalie Peall

Natalie Peall is the creator of the best selling Baby-Led Weaning app, has an online following of over 150,000 and is the leading Baby-Led Weaning advocate. Find her delicious recipes on our blog.

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