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Baby Led Solids: Top Ten First Foods

Never heard of baby led solids? Baby led solids, also called baby led weaning, just means skipping the
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Baby's First Foods Chart

By JustMommies staff

There is some debate about when babies should start solid foods. Even within the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) there is a difference of opinion. The AAP’s Committee on Nutrition recommends starting solids sometime between 4 and 6 months. However, the AAP’s Breastfeeding Policy Statement
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Delaying Solid Foods

By JustMommies staff

Your baby’s first foray into the world of solid foods marks an important and exciting milestone, and it may be tempting to start as soon as possible. However, most doctors recommend waiting to start solid foods until your baby is at least four months, and preferably closer to six months old. Additionally,
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Finger Food Mania: Tips and Recipes for Introducing Finger Foods to Your Baby

By Cheryl Tallman

There is nothing cuter than watching your little one chase food around the highchair tray with her fingers, and seeing the sense of accomplishment in her face when a tiny little piece of food actually makes it her mouth. When your baby is between eight and nine months old, you can begin to introduce
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Fun with Finger Foods

By Annabel Karmel

Finger foods are a wonderful way to introduce your baby to various tastes and textures, and will help to encourage independent eating. Your baby will enjoy the process of feeding himself as well as the variety of foods that you offer. How can you tell if your baby is ready for finger foods? There are
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Fun with Finger Foods

By Annabel Karmel

Finger foods are a wonderful way to introduce your baby to various tastes and textures, and will help to encourage independent eating. Your baby will enjoy the process of feeding himself as well as the variety of foods that you offer. How can you tell if your baby is ready for finger foods? There are
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The Basics of Introducing Solid Foods

By JustMommies staff

When? About six months old. Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended prior to six months. An iron-fortified, infant formula feeding is considered the only adequate substitute to breastfeeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics. How? Go slowly! There is no need to rush. Use the "One at a time" method
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Top Tips On Transitioning Baby To Solid Foods from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Making homemade baby food needn't be a daunting, time-consuming endeavor. We all know that serving our little ones fresh, organic foods is the healthiest way to dine, but fire up those blenders because now there's more reason than ever to say 'yay' to homemade purees. Recent research indicates that many
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Top Tips On Transitioning Baby To Solid Foods from Inhabitots

By Inhabitots

Making homemade baby food needn't be a daunting, time-consuming endeavor. We all know that serving our little ones fresh, organic foods is the healthiest way to dine, but fire up those blenders because now there's more reason than ever to say 'yay' to homemade purees. Recent research indicates that many
» Read more

What is Baby Led Weaning?

By JustMommies staff

Baby led weaning, or baby led solids, is a really simple concept and just means letting your baby feed himself when he is ready for solids. Most Americans think of weaning as giving up breastfeeding, but in the UK where the term “baby led weaning” originated, weaning means the transition to solid
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