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

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Ebury Publishing, Apr 24, 2012 - Cooking - 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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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  - Barb Kundanis - Book Verdict

Nurse Rapley and Murkett (coauthors, Baby-Led Weaning) continue their weaning philosophy with a cookbook. They write, "there is no need for 'baby food,' purees or spoon feeding." From around six ... Read full review

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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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