Have you heard the buzz around a baby-led weaning (BLW) approach to feeding infants? If not, get started here with "What is Baby-Led Weaning?" . This popular feeding method is no longer just a trend, it's here to stay. If you're digesting your way through the many articles around why (Here's 5 Reasons Why) you should consider a baby-led feeding approach, and deciding to give it … [Read more...] about Book Review: Baby-Led Feeding
Is a baby-led weaning approach on your radar? If so, you may have seen pictures of adorable babies munching on steak fingers. Yes, it's true, steak fingers are a popular first food amongst baby-led weaning families, and with good reason. Beef is packed with zinc, iron, and selenium all of which are essential nutrients for infants, making it a top first food amongst nutrition … [Read more...] about Beef for baby? Here’s why it’s a healthy choice
Making your own baby food at home is a hot trend, but it may be an unnecessary step when you start introducing solids with infants. It was once recommended to start infants on solids around four to six months of age. This age window may not have allowed for physical and developmental readiness milestones to be reached. For example, if solids were started at about four and a … [Read more...] about 5 reasons baby led weaning wins every time
I still remember waiting for the doctor to say baby-led weaning wasn't a good idea. When I told him that my daughter was eating the same foods we ate, just cut in a way she could hold and served in an appropriate texture for gumming the food, he smiled and did exactly the opposite. He said most of the world feeds their children this way, why would I have a problem with it? In … [Read more...] about What is baby-led weaning?
Feeding your infant can be an exciting time for the whole family. With these top infant feeding questions answered, you'll feel more confident for the first bite. Is it safe to give my baby solids as a first food? Yes. A few years ago the age recommendation on feeding infants changed from four to six months of age to six months of age. With this change, the infant is likely … [Read more...] about Your top infant feeding safety questions–answered!