You don't need anything but a highchair and open cup to start baby led weaning. I definitely recommend 'weaning the BLW way' on Facebook. I've done it for both my children and absolutely love it! Baby eats everything we eat just cut appropriately, no honey or choking hazards and mindful of salt and sugar content x
My LB is almost 5 and a half months old, I won't lie he has been on baby porridge for around 3 weeks now as he's showing so many signs of being ready. He absolutely loves it so have been looking to start BLW in a couple of weeks. There's a FB group called 'weaning the BLW way' and it's full of really useful info, recipe and meal ideas. X
@Emily I had this one https://www.argos.co.uk/product/4232568?istCompanyId=a74d8886-5df9-4baa-b776-166b3bf9111c&istFeedId=c290d9a9-b5d6-423c-841d-2a559621874c&istItemId=ixilqraax&istBid=t&&cmpid=GS001&_$ja=tsid:59157%7Cacid:598-923-9094%7Ccid:20435174830%7Cagid:%7Ctid:%7Ccrid:%7Cnw:x%7Crnd:8245347730302989114%7Cdvc:m%7Cadp:%7Cmt:%7Cloc:1007050&utm_source=Google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=20435174830&utm_term=4232568&utm_content=shopping&utm_custom1=&utm_custom2=598-923-9094&GPDP=true&gad_source=1&gbraid=0AAAAAD9II9mRTZsSXwKviclNgXXDbMhyL&gclid=CjwKCAiAx_GqBhBQEiwAlDNAZtGx7hB0nupu4DJmel1hXs_ofDT-n2aPSjIObzb2VFYceORqauSVwxoCIV0QAvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds
Is everyone using a blender? I don’t own one !!
@Amy 💫 yes, I would say so! She says you can mash, blend, puree or offer the finger food. I tended to do both mashed and finger food when I weaned my first. Even if you’re not comfortable with BLW to start, the recipes in it for later are good too x
@Zara is this book suitable for purées too? I’m not confident enough to start fully on BLW so would like to do purées until I feel ready? X
Books are a great start!
There’s a very informative group called BLW Mums or similar on Facebook x
My little girl is 5½ months old and she was showing signs of weaning so today I tried her with a rusk. I crumbled half a rusk into a bowl and added an ounce of her formula, mixed it until it was a smooth puree and she absolutely loved it X
Thanks @Zara will have a look!
Solid Starts Instagram and app are amazing. I have all of Charlotte Sterling Reid’s books now, but I think I’m going to follow the first 30 days in her book ‘How to Wean Your Baby’ because it’s just one less thing to think about with a toddler. I also love the recipes in ‘What Mummy Makes’.