Dr Pixie McKenna

Best known for her role in Channel 4’s primetime BAFTA-winning medical series 'Embarrassing Bodies’ and ‘Embarrassing Bodies: Live from the Clinic’, Dr Pixie McKenna is the UK’s leading female media medic.

In addition to her work on the hit show, Pixie has presented BBC3's ‘Freaky Eaters’, Channel 4’s ‘Food Hospital’ and ‘Health Freaks’.

Dr Pixie’s sequence of child development books with Igloo Books kicked off with the first of the series Dr Pixie’s First Foods in January 2016. Including over 100 healthy meals for weaning your baby, the book is dedicated to helping parents prepare for the transition from milk to solids. Her second book Dr Pixie’s Meal Planner was published in June 2016 and focusses on how to plan and prepare effortless, balanced meals for growing children during the various stages of weaning.

Dr Pixie has recently launched two sets of baby and toddler flashcards to offer parents expert guidance and support. These flashcards offer fun, inspiring, inexpensive and relaxed advice – the perfect gift for parents. Each set of cards provides 40 accessible, fun activity ideas that you and your baby and toddler will love, in easy-to-carry packs. The easy-to-carry flashcards for on-the-go inspiration.

Also, coming in summer 2017: Dr Pixie’s Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Dr Pixie’s Complete Guide To Baby Care

Pixie is also a practicing GP on Harley Street in London. Pixie is an accomplished speaker on a variety of medical topics, with sexual health, dermatology, women’s health and health promotion being her specific interests.

Dr Pixie McKenna will be appearing on Sunday 5 March on The Baby Show Stage with MadeForMums. More details coming soon. 

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