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I Started Purees Too Early: Should I Stop Before Switching to BLW?

  • How the guidance about when to start solids has shifted wildly over the decades...but why every major health body now advises waiting until baby is 6 months to start
  • Why it's ok to use spoons in baby-led weaning but why the pre-loaded spoon method is preferred and advice on how to let baby self-feed vs. you spoon-feeding
  • ...and if you're wondering whether it's harmful to stop purees and wait until baby is ready before beginning baby-led weaning, we're going to chat through that too!

Katie Ferraro

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If you started purees and you want to switch to baby-led weaning should you stop purees? Or how do you make the transition to baby-led weaning if you began solids before 6 months of age? In this episode we’re breaking down what to do if you started solids too early and are now wondering whether you should stop before beginning baby-led weaning.

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In this episode, we’re talking about switching fro spoon-feeding to baby-led weaning, including:

  • How the guidance about when to start solids has shifted wildly over the decades...but why every major health body now advises waiting until baby is 6 months to start

  • Why it’s ok to use spoons in baby-led weaning but why the pre-loaded spoon method is preferred and advice on how to let baby self-feed vs. you spoon-feeding

  • ...and if you’re wondering whether it’s harmful to stop purees and wait until baby is ready before beginning baby-led weaning, we’re going to chat through that too!



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