Bone marrow is a baby superfood loaded with iron, zinc, B-group vitamins and the fat-soluble vitamins A, K and E required for healthy immunity

It’s soft texture and rich nutritional profile makes it the perfect first food.  Its super rich and fatty and can be used as a substitute for butter to soften purees and mashed vegetables.

How Bone Marrow Benefit Children’s Health

Bone marrow is the perfect food for little ones. It provides a small amount of the B vitamins pantothenic acid, thiamine, and biotin, which are needed for important bodily processes such as energy production. It’s also rich in collagen, the most abundant protein in your body. Supplementing your diet with collagen is thought to promote optimal gut health to support immunity and brain development.

Mighty Bone Marrow

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 2 mins Cook Time 21 mins Total Time 23 mins


Baby Nutritionist

Try this simple gut nurturing recipe to support your baby's health.



  1. Preheat oven to 220°C (425°F) and line a roasting dish with baking paper.

  2. Roast the bones, marrow side up for 20 minutes or until the marrow is cooked and pulling off the bone.

  3. Once the bones are cool enough to touch, scoop the marrow from the bone into a bowl plus any juices that have collected on the baking paper and place in the fridge to completely cool.

  4. Using a whisk or blender, whip until fluffy and white.

  5. Bone marrow lasts for up to 3 weeks in the fridge.

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Fiona Stock

Paediatric Naturopath & Nutritionist

Fiona Stock

Melbourne Naturopath 

Fiona Stock is a respected Paediatric Naturopath & Children’s Nutritionist with a career spanning over 25 years. Armed with an abundance of experience and a true desire to transform your child’s health, she’ll listen closely to understand the underlying causes of their troubling condition.

Fiona gets to the heart of your child’s presenting symptoms by deciphering what their body is trying to tell you. She will suggest simple and specific changes as well as herbal or nutritional medicine where required to nurture and restore your child, so they can enjoy the good health they deserve.

If you’ve tried everything and are yet to find solutions to your child’s health challenges – this could well be the path to take.

Fiona, The Children's Naturopath is skilled at getting to the heart of childhood health challenges – helping to initiate lasting change. 

  • Eczema

  • Poor Immunity

  • Lack of Focus & Concentration

  • Behaviour Issues

  • Autism

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  • Depression

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  • Food Allergies

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  • Diarrhoea

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

  • Tummy Problems

  • Asthma

  • Childhood Obesity

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  • Recurring Infections

  • Fussy Eaters

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  • Plus much more...


Fiona is a Naturopath in Melbourne based in St.Kilda

She provides face-to-face appointments to families in Melbourne as well as phone consultations to families in rural Victoria, interstate and internationally.

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