All babies are ready to eat, for it is part of child development.
Non-recommended or hazardous foods for BLW
A number of foods are forbidden up to a given age because of their nutritional composition, specific features, or their intake must be very small.
What is Mixed BLW
Not all children eat alike and the same quantities because they have different needs. And that is why mixed BLW maybe interesting for some.
How should food be introduced when doing BLW
Foods should be introduced separately one by one every day and those that are most allergenic very carefully spaced out over 4/5 days.
What foods do we start with BLW and when?
Boiled or grilled vegetables will doubtless be a good start along with ripe fruit but always observe the following guidelines.
Disadvantages and frequent doubts about Baby-Led Weaning
Encouraging self-feeding will have the baby manipulate, squeeze and be covered in food, but, ¡they will enjoy it a lot!
Advantages of doing BLW
There are many advantages for your baby if you decided to do BLW. But mainly related to their psycomothor development and independence and future health.
When to start BLW
The recommended time for BLW to begin is after 6 months, but that will largely depend on each baby.
What is BLW and what does it involve?
BLW allows the baby to take a more active role in feeding where they can experiment and manipulate the foods. But always under the ayes of the parents.
Baby-Led Weaning: complementary feeding
If at 6 months all is well physiologically and developmentally, the baby no longer needs to feed at night and is ready to be weaned.