04 Nov

My Baby Led Weaning Tips

Some people might have the temptation to start introducing solids for hungry babies from a really early age. However unless you have medical advice to the contrary, breastmilk (or formula) is all they need for the first 6 months. I practised baby-led weaning with my youngest fella and it was the least stressful of our weaning experiences. The older boy was introduced to solids at just 4 months under medical supervision because he had chronic reflux.

Once your baby reaches 6 months you can start slowly introducing solid food to their diet. It’s not as intimidating as it sounds.

For more, qualified, information on what to feed your baby as they start weaning visit this HSE resource: https://www.breastfeeding.ie/As-baby-grows/Introducing-family-foods/ Read More

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