ABOUT DR JULIE
ABOUT DR JULIE
On A Mission
As an active researcher and self-confessed health activist, Dr Julie has dedicated her life's work to tackle the big issues facing our children and families today.
In 2015 her viral postpartum body blog was read by millions around the world - before blogs even went viral. After also experiencing huge challenges breastfeeding, despite her work in the industry, Dr Julie has been on national television several times demanding for women to be more supported through this journey.
Following the completion of her Doctoral Thesis in children's independent mobility (funded by a full research grant by the Heart Foundation), Dr Julie went on to tackle the crucial topic of starting babies on solid food an area which there is just a mass of outdated and conflicting advice. Her best selling book 'The Nourished Baby' was published in 2017 and has helped thousands of parents all over the world start their baby off on real, wholefoods supported with the latest research. Her follow on book 'The Nourished Toddler' was published a year later and then came Dr Julie's complete Baby & Toddler Cookbook.
With the unique ability to make scientific peer-reviewed research simple to understand and offer practical, realistic suggestions to meals for families Dr Julie has to date written a total of seven books - including three cookbooks despite no formal chef training.
She regularly appears in the media and on stage around the globe and hold her own national Baby & Toddler tours, travelling the country with her husband and three sons - Arjun (7), Sahan (5) and Rayansh (6 months).
As a working mother, Dr Julie is open and frank about the demands facing parents today. Her loyal followers around the world love her real posts and blogs about motherhood, holding her place in the workforce and everyday parenting struggles.
A self-confessed coffee addict who loves a good thriller novel Dr Julie and her tribe of five have made a new move to a lifestyle block for their next adventure.....which will no doubt include a new book and a kitchen creation or two.