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What is weaning?

Introducing your baby to solid foods, also referred to as weaning or complementary feeding, starts when your baby is around 6 months old. Your baby should be introduced to a varied diet, alongside their usual breast milk or first infant formula.

It can be confusing knowing when and how to start introducing solid foods. We’re here to guide you through the weaning journey and explain what it all means. We’ve got expert NHS advice, helpful videos, tips from other parents, and lots of simple, healthy weaning recipe and meal ideas.

Helpful links:

Weaning | Start4Life (

Getting Ready | Weaning | Start4Life (

Ready Or Not? | Weaning | Start4Life (

What To Feed Your Baby | Around 6 months | Weaning | Start4Life (

Weaning Recipes & Meal Ideas | Start for Life (

Safe Weaning | Choking | Start4Life (

Baby-led weaning: pros and cons | NCT

56447 COI Solid, page 16 @ Preflight ( 56447 COI Solid Food.indd ) (