Infant weaning

The official NHS 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

NHD article

Infant weaning:  Aqsa Mahmood , Milk Technician at Royal Brompton Hospital, considers the stages of complementary feeding when breast milk no longer fulfils all nutritional needs.
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