When deciding whether it is time to wean your baby, there is a huge range of materials for parents to access, which can in itself be both intimidating and confusing.
In this Talk with LEYF video, LEYF teacher, Mandy, will be discussing the signs and process of weaning your baby, which will hopefully make the transition easier.
Mandy shares tips on how to introduce food, advice on good first foods, guidance on foods to avoid and tips to make the whole weaning process fun!
Babies can eat many of the same foods as their families, and parents should try to eat at the same time as their babies.
Foods to avoid include those with added sugar or salt.
Foods such as nuts and grapes can present a choking hazard to babies. Mandy gives tips on which foods to avoid and which foods to cut up to make them safe for babies.
Exploring new tastes and textures is fun for babies, and parents can have fun with them as they move onto this exciting new stage in their development.