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How quickly can I offer everything?

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minimoll Sat 25-May-13 22:15:34

I have started weaning my six month old this week. I have introduced different puréed vegetables and fruit and given the odd bit of cucumber and banana to hold and chew. How quickly can I start introducing a full meal like puréed chicken and veg or toast, cheese, houmous, yoghurt etc?

Beamae Sat 25-May-13 22:20:55

I just did it all straight away. Things they couldn't eat like steak or sausage they would just gum on for a while and spit out again.

LastButOneSplash Sat 25-May-13 22:22:05

I do baby led weaning and you start with normal meals from the off. No purées. You do that from 6 months. So I'd say you can too as a combination with purées if you want them. Just be careful of too much salt.

stargirl1701 Sat 25-May-13 22:22:12

I started DD at 26 weeks using BLW so she just had everything we had. The only adjustments I've made are salt & chilli levels. I didn't do any purées.

minimoll Tue 28-May-13 17:04:43

Thanks for your replies... We have tried a combination of purees and fingr food. He is not keen on puréed veg and fruit and porridge but I tried him on some garlicky home made houmouS with carrot sticks and he loved it... So we gave him some mashed up roast dinner and he also loved that. I hope we are not rushing things as this is only week two of weaning.

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