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Welcome to Babytalk, a podcast all about babies and their parents. We think being a parent is the most thrilling, exhausting, emotional ride of your life - and we’re here to share everything we know about doing the best you can.

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The fascinating history of babyfood

January 29th, 2016

Episode 115 of 165 episodes

What did people feed their babies before there were cans of baby food available in supermarkets? Obviously babies ate something as a interim food between breastmilk and adult food? What were the choices available to parents before the invention of bottles, cans and aluminium packs of heat treated fruit? Has the commercialization of baby food led to a healthier outcome for children and how has fashion affected what our children are eating?

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