Parenting Podcast Episode 22: Starting Baby on Solids
Starting your baby on solids can be both an exciting and nerve-racking time for most parents. On one hand, you are excited for them to be growing and developing. On the other hand, this opens up the possibility for dangers like choking or allergies. Here are some of the signs and tips for starting baby on solids.
If you prefer to read instead of listen, check out my blog post on the subject here: https://growingourfamily.com/starting-solids/
OXO Tot Glass Storage Containers: https://amzn.to/2NmdJjv
-When are babies ready to start trying solid food?
-Why should you start solids?
–Great for Development
-Purees vs Baby-Led Weaning
-Food based on Age
-Food to avoid
Homemade Baby food: https://growingourfamily.com/homemadebabyfood/
AAP “Nutrition in Toddlers”: https://www.aafp.org/afp/2006/1101/p1527.html
CDC “When, What, and How to Introduce Solid Foods”: https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/infantandtoddlernutrition/foods-and-drinks/when-to-introduce-solid-foods.html#targetText=Your%20child%20can%20begin%20eating,yogurts%20and%20cheeses%2C%20and%20more.
KidsHealth “Can I Feed My Baby Honey?”: https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/honey-botulism.html#targetText=Yes%2C%20babies%20younger%20than%201,thrive%20in%20soil%20and%20dust.&targetText=As%20kids%20get%20older%2C%20they,before%20they%20can%20cause%20harm.
Intro Song courtesy of:
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