Baby-Led Weaning : The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods - And Helping Your Baby to Grow up a Happy and Confident Eater, by Gill Rapley
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- ISBN: 9781615190218 | 161519021X
- Cover: Trade Paper
- Copyright: 10/5/2010
The Natural, No-Fuss, No-Pur#xC3;#xA9;e Method for Starting Your Baby on Solid Foods Baby-Led Weaning explodes 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 pur#xC3;#xA9;es and make the transition to solid food by following your baby#xE2;#xAC;"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 Weaning is the definitive guide to this crucial period in your child#xE2;#xAC;"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#xE2;#xAC;#x1D;with blogs and pictures to prove it! In Baby-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.