Weaning babies onto solids

Introducing your baby to solid food is a messy but essential mission, giving them the nutrition they need. Get the full enchilada about when to start, first tastes, foods to avoid and baby-led weaning.


When and how to start weaning your baby

It can feel like weaning is a feeding challenge to test your parenting mettle. Here's how to kick things off.

Finger foods: what, when and how

homemade chicken nuggets

Tired of trying to cajole your baby into eating? Finger foods are easy-to-prepare and they're great for improving hand-eye coordination.



Best weaning foods and what to avoid

fish chowder weaning recipe

It's difficult to keep track of what food is okay for weaning and what should be avoided. Here’s a guide to what's on and off the menu.

Baby-led weaning or spoon-feeding?

Trying to decide between spoon-feeding or baby-led weaning? Here's everything you need to know about both options.



Weaning equipment

When it comes to weaning you're going to need to invest in a few essentials. From blenders to bibs, here's our guide to what you need and what you can probably do without.

Introducing a cup to your baby

child using sippy cup

Getting your baby using a cup is an important part of weaning. It's better for their teeth, helps with gross motor skills and should make your life easier in the long run.