Theory

Does my baby need teeth to BLW?

I see newbies ask a variation on this all the time on weaning forums and groups: “My little boy/girl is 5/6 months old and has no teeth! I really want to do baby led weaning but how can (s)he chew without teeth? Do I need to start off with puree?” The good news is that the answer is NO –…

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Nutrition

What’s a balanced diet for babies anyway?

Figuring out a balanced diet for your baby can be a bit anxiety-provoking. I know it was for me – I’m not a dietitian or health professional, just a mum who loves food. Especially with your first baby you can really lack confidence in whether you’re doing it right. Luckily, there are quite a few resources online to help you…

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Theory

Book review – Baby Led Weaning

Affiliate links have been used. So you’re excited to start baby led weaning (BLW) but you have NO IDEA where to start. What do you do? Most people go out and pick up a copy of Baby-led Weaning: Helping Your Baby to Love Good Food by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett. It’s the “bible” of baby led weaning. Gill Rapley…

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