Starting solids is a big step in your baby's life. If there is a history of food allergy in the family that can add a complexity and an understandable element of fear. Below you find some steps to help navigate this next phase. What about allergies? Children can develop an allergy to any food, at… Continue reading Starting solids for food allergy prevention
Making the shift from breast milk or formula to food is such an exciting time in your baby's first year. It can however be a time of confusion. "How will you know when to start feeding your baby?" "What if other babies the same age are eating and yours isn't?" "How will you know if… Continue reading Starting solids, how and when to start feeding your baby.
What is baby-led weaning? Baby-led weaning involves skipping spoon feeding and beginning with finger foods when the baby is ready. The underpinning idea is that the baby will know how much food they wish to eat, using their own hunger cues. Baby-led weaning is basically a new term for how I was fed as a child… Continue reading Baby-led Weaning
Are you unsure when to start introducing solids to your baby? Do you have an infant that is showing interest in food? This is a common question that I get from Mothers. The Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy recommends introducing solids to your baby between 4-6 months of age (as outlined below) based on current… Continue reading Introducing solids to baby, when is the right time?