The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook: Over 130 delicious recipes for the whole family to enjoy

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Ebury Publishing, Apr 24, 2012 - Family & Relationships - 192 pages
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In Baby-led Weaning, leading health visitor Gill Rapley and journalist and mum Tracey Murkett introduced parents to a common sense, easy and enjoyable approach to feeding your child, allowing your baby to join in with family meals right from the start of the weaning process. Now The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook offers comprehensive recipes and meal plans to follow so the entire family can take part in making your child a happy and confident eater.

Full of healthy, delicious meals the whole family will enjoy, and beautifully illustrated throughout, The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook also includes:

- simple advice on how to start weaning

- essential at-a-glance information on nutrition and food safety

- recipes for desserts and family dinners, as well as ideas for quick snacks and lunch boxes

- anecdotes and quotes from parents

The Baby-led Weaning Cookbook will give parents the confidence to create exciting and enjoyable mealtimes, allowing their baby to develop his skills as he progresses with food.

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Good book on weaning and recipes are delicious as well. - Goodreads
Can't wait to try the recipes. - Goodreads
... like the recipes. - Goodreads

Review: The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook

User Review  - Traci - Goodreads

This gives a great overview of the self-feeding process. I knew I wanted to go this route with my son, but really wanted a how-to on which foods to feed first, etc. since it's not the "traditional ... Read full review

Review: The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook: 130 Easy, Nutritious Recipes That Will Help Your Baby Learn to Eat (and Love!) a Variety of Solid Foods—and That the Whole Family Will Enjoy

User Review  - Anna Edwards - Goodreads

I really liked the idea behind this book. It makes sense to allow you baby to explore the food that you are eating instead of feeding them separate food. While it will take a lot more planning on my part, I think I'll try this and hope my daughter becomes a better eater than I was. Read full review

About the author (2012)

Gill Rapley worked as a health visitor for 20 years and has also been a midwife and breastfeeding counsellor. She initiated the current trend for baby-led weaning after conducting a study as part of her MSc. She lectures widely to health visitors and midwives and launched a DVD showing parents how to introduce solids using baby-led weaning. Visit the website

Tracey Murkett is a freelance writer who used the baby-led weaning approach to introduce solid food to her own child.

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