When your infant is approximately 6 months old (but not before 4 months) they will start to give you signs they are interested in food and ready to move to solids, this usually happens alongside the arrival of their teeth.  They may display their new found interest in food by either watching what you eat, trying to grab your food or they are hungrier in between their milk feeds, especially if they want extra at night. Follow these handy tips to help you at this important time in your infant's development - preparation is the key! 13 tips to support your...

When your infant is born their gut is naturally leaky and can take up to 4 months to join together to form a leak-proof structure. This is one of the reasons why it is recommended not to wean your infant before 4 months of age. Why is your newborn’s gut leaky? In the first few months of life they are need to absorb more nutrients and immune boosting substances from their mother’s milk. When your infant reaches their 6 month milestone they will start to give you signs they are interested in food and ready to move to solids. They may display this new...

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