If the right signs are there, at the age of 6 months your little one will be ready to start exploring the world of solids. Here’s all you need to get going. Spoiler alert: food will get everywhere. Seriously. Everywhere. But it’ll be fun!
Now you’ve nailed the basics, it’s time to help your baby move on to try more tastes and advanced textures, changing the frequency of meals. Spoiler alert: some flavours might not be a big hit at first. Take a deep breath and don’t worry. You've got this!
As your baby turns 10 months they are one step closer to family food, learning to eat more complex textures and chopped food. Spoiler alert: they may also realise that a spoon makes the perfect slingshot. Good reaction times could be required!
Around the age of 1 year, your baby needs to regularly eat a variety of meals and snacks. You can now try many more combinations of flavours and textures. Spoiler alert: first they like it, then they don't. Then they like it again! The joys of feeding a fussy toddler.