Posts Tagged ‘weaning’

Is your baby coming up to weaning age? What you need to know!

Feb 19 2015

You have just about got in to a routine with your baby but before you know it the next big phase is lurking around the corner and soon you will need to introduce your baby to food.

For some this can be incredibly exciting but for others it can also be terrifying. There is so much conflicting information about weaning – the how and the when – it is no wonder that many of you end up getting confused.

Here are the really important things on weaning you need to know and the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

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Why do Babies Dribble?

Oct 04 2014

Most babies will start to dribble or drool at around the age of three months. Fortunately a dribble bib helps keep baby’s clothes dry throughout the day, but without a bib a baby will be soaking wet from dribble very quickly. This is because the salivary glands are starting to work in preparation for solid foods but not capable of moving the saliva to the back of the mouth to swallow it.

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What to do when you are weaning a baby

Jan 30 2013

Weaning (also referred to as complementary feeding) is the process of introducing babies to solid foods. What, and how, you feed your child is crucial to their development and health including developing speech and social skills. However, with so much conflicting information out there it can seem like an incredibly daunting process, instead of the exciting new stage of your baby growing up!

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