Posts Tagged ‘ Weaning ’

Not baby blues but weaning woes…

October 3, 2012
By
rosie-wright

Following my blog about when (and how) to stop breastfeeding, once you feel you and your baby are ready, I wanted to write about the challenge that some women face when they do decide to stop, as some find themselves feeling down or even depressed when they stop breastfeeding. I first heard about this phenomenon,...

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When to wean?

June 28, 2012
By
rosie-wright

We all know the Department of Health’s advice that we should start weaning our darling sprogs when they reach 6 months and not a moment before. Even if our little ones are performing impressive contortionist acts in order to get to our cake (in my experience mums do eat a fair amount of cake...

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Is it eww to chew your baby’s food?

June 13, 2012
By
RRWW LOGO 2 (2)

There has been a fair amount of controversy in the world of weaning in the last month after Alicia Silverstone released a video on her website that shows her feeding her eleven month year old son directly from her mouth to his. You can view the video here: http://www.thekindlife.com/post/home-video-breakfast-with-baby-bear If she was looking to...

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Have we all lost sight of the bigger picture? Isn’t WHAT we feed our babies more important than HOW?

May 15, 2012
By
RRWW LOGO 2 (2)

I recently wrote a blog for Jojo about baby-led and traditional weaning and was surprised by the amount of debate about which was the ‘correct’ method, with parents arguing very strongly for both camps. While most agreed that a mixture of methods was suitable for their babies, a topic that wasn’t mentioned by any...

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Baby-led or traditional weaning? Chances are it won’t be your decision!

March 30, 2012
By
RRWW-LOGO-2

If you meet with any new parents in the first few months of parenthood, talk will inevitably turn to weaning. Hours will be spent discussing the merits of baby-led against the traditional puree approach, and vice versa, and usually one will be chosen over another. What many first time parents don’t anticipate is that...

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The wonderful world of weaning

March 2, 2012
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Weaning is a big deal, there’s no doubt about it. It’s the first time you have to really think about what you’re putting in your baby that doesn’t involve a bottle or a boob. Having said that, it really isn’t worth getting too stressed about it – and I mean this from experience. At...

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