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Baby Led Solids: Top Ten First Foods

By Patty Malowney

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 Laura Leavitt

baby chewing on purple toy There are benefits to waiting a little bit longer than you think before starting your baby on solid foods.
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Finger Food Mania: Tips and Recipes for Introducing Finger Foods to Your Baby

By Laura Leavitt

baby food in ice cube trays Here are some great options for small finger foods for your baby!
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Fun with Finger Foods

By Laura Leavitt

baby eating finger food Getting to know flavor, texture, and taste is a joy for your toddler.
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Fun with Finger Foods

By Laura Leavitt

baby eating finger food Getting to know flavor, texture, and taste is a joy for your toddler.
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The Basics of Introducing Solid Foods

By Laura Leavitt

mom feeding baby, baby food 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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What is Baby Led Weaning?

By Patty Malowney

baby eating baby food 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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