Baby-Led Weaning: 5 reasons why you should consider this fun and easy approach to introducing solid

Are you curious about baby-led weaning and wondering why you might want to do it? Baby-led weaning is a way of introducing solids to an infant without "traditional" purees and spoon-feeding. Infants who are older than 6 months and are showing the developmental signs of readiness for solids are given solid chunks of “real” foods to grip in their fists and chew, suck, gnaw and otherwise explore, rather than being spoon-fed “baby food.” What are the developmental signs to look for? Baby must be able to sit upright (assisted or unassisted) Baby must be able to reach for, grasp, and rake food towards themselves and bring it to his or her mouth Baby has lost the tongue thrust reflex, (which pushes

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