Should you sign up for Happy Healthy Weaning?

If you are thinking about joining our Happy Healthy Weaning Course but aren’t sure whether it’s right for you and your baby, this blog will answer some of your questions and help you come to a decision.

10 Reasons to do an online Baby Weaning Course

There are books, baby groups and online courses that will guide you though baby weaning. Here’s why I think that online courses are your best option, and why Happy Healthy Weaning, in particular, is THE best course on there.

We’re ready to start weaning at 4 or 5 months. Is that ok?

The advice is to wean you baby at around 6 months but in the UK the average age of starting is 5 months and 1 week and I talk to lots of mums who have been advised to start sooner for reasons like reflux. Is this a problem? Read on to get my professional opinion.

The best first foods for baby led weaning

So you want to have a go at baby led weaning but are not sure how to start? In this blog I am going to give you a list of the best first foods to start with from a safety point of view as well as a nutrition one, with a few tips, tricks and hacks to make get BLW adventures off to a successful start.

Fancy Some Halloween Treats for Babies? Here’s some Halloween baby food recipes!

Little ones shouldn’t have to miss out on all the Halloween fun, my son’s first Halloween party (dressed as a pumpkin) was at 9 months old and my daughter was a baby witch at just 5 months! My friend and colleague Annabel Karmel has shared some of her favourite seasonal recipes with us so that little ones can have a flavour of the halloween festivities too!

Stage 1 Baby Food – How to introduce the first meal

How do you actually start weaning? How you actually give the first meal to your baby? This blog goes through exactly how to do this and how to respond to your baby’s reaction if the first few meals are not going as well as you’d hoped.

The 8 senses involved in feeding

The most complex sensory task that your baby has to do in his first year of life is learn how to eat.

There are eight (not five) different senses that coordinate with each other when your baby eats and form connections in his or her brain.  Read on to learn what they are and what you can do at home to help develop your baby’s brain.

Finger Food for 6 month olds by leading children’s cookery author Annabel Karmel 

Whether your baby lead weaning or following traditional weaning methods you will be offering your baby finger foods from around 6 months of age. But its often tricky to know which foods to choose, which are safe from choking and which are nutritious. Annabel Karmel shares her tips and three amazing recipes suitable from the start of weaning and beyond!