The PedsDocTalk Podcast

Let's Eat! Introduction of Solids

June 24, 2020 Dr. Mona Amin
The PedsDocTalk Podcast
Let's Eat! Introduction of Solids
Show Notes

I welcome Pediatric Dietician Caroline Weeks to discuss Introduction of Solids!

Caroline has an amazing Instagram account @theclinicdietician where she shares educational information regarding nutrition and introducing solids. She has a Baby-Led Weaning (BLW) academy as well.

We discuss introduction of solids in both the traditional method (purees) and BLW. Both methods can lead to healthy eating habits as long as you always listen to baby's hunger and fullness cues. 

What are signs of readiness?
What are some good foods to start with?
When can you introduce spices?
When can you introduce proteins?
What exactly is BLW?
How do you make BLW as safe as possible?
Can a family do a mix of purees and BLW?

Tune in as we talk all about my personal favorite thing to do--eating. 

Make sure you also listen to Episode 5: Raising an Intuitive Eater which is an important listen when introducing solids and approaching eating in general. 

Follow @pedsdoctalk and @theclinicdietician on Instagram to continue the conversation!