The Natural, No-Fuss, No-Purée Method for Starting Your Baby on Solid Foods
"[Baby-Led Weaning] makes life so much easier." -The Times, London
Baby-Led Weaningexplodes the myth that babies need to be spoon-fed and shows why self-feeding from the start of the weaning process is the healthiest way for your child to develop. With baby-led weaning (BLW, for short), you can skip purées and make the transition to solid food by following your baby&s cues.
At about six months, most babies are ready to join the family at the kitchen table and discover food for themselves.Baby-Led Weaningis the definitive guide to this crucial period in your child&s development, and shows you how to help your baby:
- Participate in family meals right from the start
- Experiment with food at his or her own pace
- Develop new abilities, including hand-eye coordination and chewing
- Learn to love a variety of foods and to enjoy mealtimes
Baby-led weaning became a parenting phenomenon in the UK practically overnight, inspiring a fast-growing and now international online community of parents who practice baby-led weaning-with blogs and pictures to prove it! InBaby-Led Weaning,world-leading BLW authority Gill Rapley and early BLW practitioner and coauthor Tracey Murkett deliver everything you need to know about raising healthy, confident eaters.