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Sunday, November 29, 2009

"Baby Led Weaning"

Baby Led Weaning
By Dani Arnold-McKenny

Throw out the jars, get rid of the boxes of baby cereals, chuck out the ice cube trays and baby food mills!!!! no more steaming and boiling, mashing and blending, mixing and storing: It's time to sit down to dinner and embrace the art of Baby Led Weaning.

....But you might want to hang onto those bibs for a while longer!

When Gil Rapley wrote her research paper on Guidelines for implementing a baby-led approach to the introduction of solid food" I doubt that she truly realized the doors she was about to open to parents (ok, mothers then....) , nor the changes in infant feeding practices she was about to launch.

HERE to read the entire article