Now that I've imparted some of the wisdom I've learned feeding my son (including our plan for deciding our little one was ready for solids), I wanted to take a step back and let you know more about why I started this business, site and blog. My wife and I are very fortunate to have a happy, healthy boy, but that doesn't mean that every step along the way was easy.
After talking about general strategy for introducing solids to your kiddo, now we want to start talking about more difficult scenarios. As we all know at this stage in parenting, nothing quite "goes to plan" so I thought you'd appreciate suggestions for dealing with some possible bumps along the road to feeding your little one solids.
Preparing to introduce solids to your child can be a difficult decision to make. You're probably at the point now where you're starting to feel comfortable feeding the baby milk/formula with confidence that they'll eat enough, and now you need to try something else.
Part of the difficulty around the decision is trying to determine if your little one is even ready to take the leap, right? I've been there and so I wanted to share a plan for deciding if your toddler is ready for solids. So, if you're preparing to make the leap to introducing solids to your toddler, here is the process I've seen work to decide if the timing is right:
So, you've introduced solids to your baby and it's not going as well as you'd hoped. Or, your infant is not feeding well on the bottle and you'd like some suggestions on what to try next.
If you've decided to move forward with baby feeding consulting services, the next step is usually trying to figure out the cost and how to fit it into your budget. At Fed Baby Happy Baby we understand that there is no "one size fits all" approach to these services and that each family and baby are unique.
Now that your new family of three survived the first few months together, your infant will start to gain interest in solid food. Introducing baby to solid foods is a big transition and something both parents will want to talk about together and with their pediatrician. Like all other things baby, everyone you talk to will have an opinion about what you should start with and how to progress to other foods. Once you've decided to introduce solids to your toddler we've had great success with keeping a few ideas top of mind: