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Traditional Weaning vs. Baby Led Weaning: What They Mean, Food Lists, & More

A simple explanation of the two methods for introducing solids to your baby, including food lists!

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If you are like me, you probably have already read 1000 blogs, 500 books, and made countless searches through the archived posts in your mommy group for all things related to introducing solids to your child. It can be complicated to navigate and understand what this stage in your baby's life can mean for you, your child, and your kitchen!

The word most commonly associated with this stage of development is called "weaning". There are two ways of weaning your baby, traditional or baby led weaning. Let's go over what weaning is, discuss the two types, and give examples of what foods to introduce at each stage.

What is "Weaning"?