Stage 2 Weaning
Once your baby has mastered flavours and tastes, you can start having some real fun with food! Many parents introduce a combination of parent-led and baby-led weaning at this stage, so their little one can enjoy different food textures and a wider variety of tastes. You will find your baby may be more accepting of bigger lumps of food rather than purees, and enjoy playing with their food more. It can get messy, so invest in a coverall or sleeved bib and floor mat, embrace the mess and enjoy the journey together! This page is a mixture of sponsored and guest editorial content.
As you start thinking about the exciting new world of weaning, it’s important not to forget that any food you serve needs to be safe. Babies and young children don’t have the same immune system as us adults (or even older children) so we need to make sure we’re extra careful with their little tummies!
Sitting around a table together as a family and enjoying mealtime success is the holy grail that we all want to achieve. When introducing solids, what can you do in order that you avoid stressful mealtimes down the line and create treasured family memories around the dinner table? Catherine Dodd, founder of children’s cutlery company doddl and feeding and swallowing specialist speech therapist Stacey Zimmels from @feedeatspeak have some hints and tips!
with thanks to The Childrens’ Dietitian and Tiny Tums As with so many aspects of parenting, starting out on the weaning journey can fill parents …
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