Friday, September 08, 2017

The Parents Guide to baby-led weaning By Jennifer House Review


Answers all the “whys” and “hows” when it comes to baby-led weaning.

Baby-led weaning means starting your baby on real table food from the start (at about 6 months old, depending on your baby) and skipping the purée stage completely. This means offering babies a selection of nutritious finger foods so they feel like they’re joining in on family meals. Baby-led weaning is especially popular with second children and beyond, because they’re so keen to mimic their older siblings.

Baby-led weaning supports a baby’s motor development skills at an earlier age and can lead to healthier eating habits and body weights. Often, finger foods are more nutritious than purées.
Jennifer addresses all the questions hesitant parents may have and provides 125 nutritious recipes that will be enjoyed by baby and the entire family.

Topics include:

• Tips for getting started with baby-led weaning, including signs of readiness
• Information on safe foods and progressing food sizes as your baby develops
• Strategies for dealing with food allergies
• Advice for vegetarian families
• Guidelines for modifying family meals
All the information a parent needs is right here in this indispensable how-to guide.

JENNIFER HOUSE, MSc, RD, has been a registered dietitian for over 14 years and offers in-person and online programs that help her clients make the right choices for a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle. As a mother of three, she can relate to the many benefits and joys of baby-led weaning. She has launched a very successful baby weaning e-course. Jennifer resides in Calgary, Alberta.

192 pages • 7" x 10" • Index
ISBN 978-0-7788-0579-3
$19.95 / £14.95
Publication date: September 2017

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's review-  As a mom I know firsthand how trying this whole thing can be.  This book is super informative and very helpful for every level of learner.  It includes easy recipes that do not require a lot of work and adds tips during the whole process.


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