Infant Nutrition and Baby Led Feeding
Baby led feeding is a popular feeding strategy used when starting to introduce solids to your infant. Baby led feeding is a relaxed approached to baby-led weaning (BLW). Baby led feeding is a easy way to provide food to your baby that encourages good eaters.
The benefits to baby led feeding:
-recognizes hunger and fullness cues
-no spoon feeding
-no purees or extensive food prep needed
-discourages picky eating
-no separate baby and grown up meals
-great sensory exploration
-provides variety of textures
-provides variety of foods
-improves oral motor skills
The disadvantages of baby led feeding:
- Yes, it gets messy!
- Its terrifying at first
Baby led feeding is a feeding method where you
provide an array of textures to your baby,
with a very strong focus on finger foods.
Message Us for more details, to book a consultation or to find out when our Baby Led Feeding workshop is where we also review the common food allergies and how to introduce them.