Baby-led weaning is a method of introducing solid food to babies whereby purées and spoon-feeding are skipped entirely in favor of finger foods that a baby self-feeds.
Most healthy, full-term babies are ready to start solid food around 6 months of age. However, it is critical that your baby reaches the certain developmental milestones before offering solid food or finger foods. Learn what to look for to decide when your baby is ready.
Also learn the do's and don'ts for baby-led weaning to make the experience better, and happier, for your whole family.
Baby food as it is traditionally known—jars of sweet potatoes and cans of rice cereal—didn’t really exist until the 1920s. Learn how the age of introducing solids has changed over time, how marketing played a role in how babies eat, and what the future of baby food is.
There are many reasons why a child may not be interested in eating, but what do you do when babies or toddlers aren’t interested in even touching their food? We'll tell you what to try depending on baby's age, and when to seek help.
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