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Weaning made simple

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Weaning doesn’t have to be daunting or complicated

Before I started I thought I would refresh my memory and look through several of the weaning books I have.  They are all more than 100 pages long!!! Which new parent has time to read on top of a busy day looking after a baby? I definitely don’t!

My aim with this blog is provide simple, bite size pieces of information that you can look at as you go along. All this information will be based on sound evidence and in line with current guidelines.  It will also be practical as I will have personally tried it all out.

Please feel free to share any of your tips or learnings. Weaning doesn’t have to be daunting. It should be fun and simple. Enjoy it, because if you do, then your little one will too! Good luck!

Welcome to My Weaning Blog

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Our Weaning Adventure

Weaning is an exciting but a daunting adventure that all parents must face when their baby reaches 6 months old. I am a dietitian with professional experience advising parents on how to wean and now I am doing it as a parent. And it’s definitely different being on the other side. I am really excited to share this journey with my little boy Oscar.

Weaning is very important for the future eating habits of your little one and how your baby is weaned really does matter. Research shows that babies weaned on home cooked foods eat more fruit and vegetables as toddlers than those weaned on prepared baby foods. I’m not the best cook but I am good enough, and determined to give it a go whilst having fun along the way!

I hope some of my learnings can help you. Please feel free to share your thoughts and experiences too.