All posts tagged: weaning

Tips For Weaning

Weaning your baby can be an exciting next step but it can also be an anxious time and one filled with conflicting and well-meaning advice. I have run weaning workshops every month for a number of years now and each session is different because the needs of each parent is unique. For some families weaning is a breeze and for others, it takes a while and they can be left feeling like they are doing something wrong. Here’s some simple tips for you… Wait until they are ready – there’s rarely a need to start this early. I get a lot of messages from very stressed out mums whose babies don’t seem to be enjoying food or progressing onto three meals a day when they are 6 months old – it can be helpful to go at their pace. Don’t expect too much from your baby – he may need to learn how to eat and enjoy different textures and flavours. Some babies dive right in with food and love everything, others are more cautious …

Weaning Workshop – September 20

The Weaning Workshop – taking the stress out of introducing solid food The aim of this weaning session is to provide you with good information, discussion, tips and ideas for introducing solid food to ease any stress or concerns about weaning your baby. It is also your chance to ask questions about moving onto this next stage with your baby. You can come along with your baby from about 3-4 months old, in preparation for weaning, or you may have already started with your older baby but would like to know more about it. This session is based on research and experience and it has been designed to prepare you for the options as well as to boost your confidence so you feel able to do what works for you and your baby. Workshops are limited to 6 spaces so the sessions are informal, friendly and helpful.   This weaning workshop will look at: how you can do it – purees, mush and baby-led, plus a combination of methods food and meal ideas what can help and what you can expect the practical stuff – equipment, mess …