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22 week old BLW

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GeorgieJo Mon 17-Mar-14 21:33:44

My 22 week old DS1 has been enjoying mushing food in his hands for the last week, but today he started gumming the broccoli rather than just playing with it.

I was always planning on doing BLW but I didn't expect him to start so early!

He has been sitting well for 3 weeks, and has good coordination so presumably I should just let him get on with it...?

He has eczema so I thought I should probably take it slow and only introduce a couple of foods at a time.

Does that sound sensible?

Splatt34 Wed 19-Mar-14 18:05:06

It's called baby led for a reason

I had full intention of waiting til 6 months with both my girls but at 22+6 & 23+2 respectively they stole my bread / toast and started munching.

I'd say let him get on with it.

GingerMaman Wed 19-Mar-14 18:10:58

That's how my DD started. I'd say just be careful about cows milk, and egg, fish, nuts etc,

GeorgieJo Wed 19-Mar-14 22:23:38

Thank you! Guess I will just go with it.

Any suggestions of good things to start offering?

Manc451 Fri 21-Mar-14 13:24:16

I'm in exactly the same position, puréed apples and pears and a piece of toast have gone down well so far (going for a mixed approach)....

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