The officialNHS guidance recommends solid foods should be gradually introduced from around six months alongside breast milk or infant formula.
If a baby is showing these three signs, it means they’re ready for weaning:
Stays in a sitting position, holding their head steady
Coordinates their eyes, hands and mouth so they can look at food, pick it up and put it in their mouth
Swallows food, rather than pushes it back out
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