The BabyCues Bio-logical Weaning Guide holds a much needed, infant centred approach on how to introduce solids from six months to two years of age. With back-to-basic, insightful know-how, practical tips, researched based knowledge and solutions to some of the problems that may happen during a child’s first eighteen months of their food journey, this beautifully written guide is one out of the box – thankfully!
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Aligning with World Health Organisation recommendations, BabyCues Bio-logical Weaning Practice is underpinned by the ingenious philosophy of Plain + Slow = Gain + Grow.
It combines the best of the current methods of Baby-led Weaning and Traditional Purees, whilst leading the way with comprehensive wisdom, and research that decisively entwines with nature and the developing digestive system of an infant.
This guide on complementary food is authentic, beautifully simple, researched base, full of practical tips, and is truly ground breaking for positive, illuminating infant health outcomes around the globe.
Solids are started at 6–8 months in accordance with World Health Organisation recommendations. Although if a child is needing help with weight gain then solids may be introduced at 5 ½ months.
Plain + Slow = Gain + Grow is an integral practice that is based on an infant’s developing digestive system and nutritional requirements. Thus infants are fed in accordance with their developing digestive system.
The child is showing interest in foods.
They can sit up with less help.
Food is placed into baby’s mouth.
The child may be enticed to eat.
A spoon will be used to feed the infant for the majority of the time between the ages of 6–10 months.
The infant is offered sloppy pureed food from 6 months to 8 months.
More textured food is given at 8–11 months, and chunky, chewing food is appropriate at 11 months onward.
Initially the child is fed their milk feeds on waking, and their three solid feeds half an hour before they go to sleep from 6–10 months, thus working with the innate ‘rest and digest’ way of being.
At ten months the digestive system can cope with having milk and solid feeds closer together, which means the child would then be more likely to eat with the family for all meals.
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the basics about how your infant's digestive system develops
when it's best to start solids in accordance with the digestive system
the differences between allergies and intolerances
symptoms, causes and treatment of intolerances and allergies
allergenic foods before six months - what the research really says
your infant’s required levels of nutrients, inclusive of iron
effects of gluten, dairy, lactose, soy, gassy foods, sugar
what you may not know about commercial baby food
causes for fussy feeding and tips
what foods at what age from six months to two years
appropriate textures and quantities at each age
Bio-logical Daily Patterns for each age
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