How TF Do I…start baby-led weaning?

Ready for solids and considering baby-led weaning? We've got you with the low down baby-led weaning and how to get started.

Also known as: BLW, starting solids, introducing finger foods, self-feeding, baby-led feeding.

Regularity: Works for some families, doesn’t for others. Remember, fed is best.

Our advice: 

  • Look for signs of readiness like good head and neck control, interest in food and sitting up with minimal support.
  • Offer food that is safe for your baby to handle, is soft and can be easily mashed. 
  • Start with long pieces of foods (aka “finger foods”) for baby-led weaning.

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