First Foods: Weaning

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Thorsons in collaboration with National Childbirth Trust Publishing, 2002 - Baby foods - 167 pages
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First Foods answers all your questions about weaning your baby and how to provide a good variety of the right foods. Written by a qualified nutritionist and mother of two, it includes a wide range of simple recipes as well as time-saving tips and ways to prevent fussy eating.

This handy guide is a fully revised and updated edition of First Foods (1998) and covers everything a new parent needs to know:

* The importance of diet and what is nutritious and most likeable for your baby - what is good for adults is not necessarily good for babies

* While this book is not about weaning, it actively encourages mothers to continue giving breast or formula milk to their babies together with solids

* How to know when your baby is ready to move to solids

* Vegetarian babies and those with special dietary needs

* Tips on food safety and basic hygiene

* Tips from other parents

* At a glance weaning calendar and basic recipes.

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About the author (2002)

Ravinder Lily is a food journalist and qualified dietitian. She was Group Editor of Wellbeing and Maternity and Mothercraft and The New Addition, a publication of the Royal College of Midwives.

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