Mum-of-four Kara is the friendly face answering all your queries via the Haven Care Line. With a career that has included various senior roles within the New Zealand dairy industry, Kara has been involved with the development of Haven from its inception, working closely with both the product team on formulation, as well as the branding and marketing teams, to deliver high quality toddler nutrition utilising the very best and most gentle New Zealand-sourced ingredients for little tummies. Kara is passionate about supporting parents as they navigate the challenging yet rewarding world of raising children, and believes whatever feeding choice works for a family is always the best choice.
“As I look back on my early parenting days and then look at my wonderful grown young men, I realise that my feeding choices in their early days were loving choices that worked best for me and my baby. My boys were all both breastfed and bottle-fed and I want to reassure parents that whatever choice they make will be the right one for their unique situation.”—Kara
Gina is the owner and founder of the successful nutritional medicine clinic and online platform ‘Nutrition by Gina Rose’. Gina holds a BHSc in nutritional medicine and also has a background in nursing. With a special interest in natural fertility, preconception care planning and hormone analysis, Gina also has a keen focus in treating a wide range of female health issues, including menopause, PMS, period pain, polycystic ovarian syndrome, endometriosis, weight loss, acne and other skin issues. As a mother to four children, Gina’s journey through motherhood has also shaped a key interest in infant nutrition and children’s health. Gina is the author of Tiny human, what do I feed you?, a guide to the process of starting solids and setting up your baby with lifelong health.
"Nourishing our children is the greatest environmental influence we can have on their health. But always remember, food is much more than nourishment; it is the vehicle through which we communicate, show love and create memories."—Gina