Baby led weaning vs. traditional weaning

I solemnly swear I won’t take sides.   If I were to summarize this post in a couple of sentences, it would be something like this:   Baby led weaning (aka BLW) is the new kid on the block that everyone wants to meet. Traditional weaning is the kid that lived in the neighborhood since … Read more Baby led weaning vs. traditional weaning

5 alternatives to baby cereal (plus one tip)

alternatives to baby cereal

I meant what I said in the “About me” page. I almost named this blog Ditch the baby cereal.   But I said, why focus on the negative? Why not try to make the blog sound positive instead?   That  doesn’t mean I will give up on my opinion related to baby cereal.   This … Read more 5 alternatives to baby cereal (plus one tip)

3 signs baby is ready for weaning (and 3 that don’t necessarily mean that)

3 signs baby is ready for solids

I wish I waited.   We started giving Emma carrot juice (!) at around 5 months and 3 weeks, at the recommendation of a paediatrician, after her blood tests revealed she had a minor anaemia (lack of iron).   I tell you… who starts weaning at that age and with carrot juice? Where’s the iron … Read more 3 signs baby is ready for weaning (and 3 that don’t necessarily mean that)