Baby-Led Weaning

The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods—and Helping Your Baby to Grow Up a Happy and Confident Eater

Baby-Led Weaning

The Natural, No-Fuss, No-Purée Method for Starting Your Baby on Solid Foods “[Baby-Led Weaning] makes life so much easier.” —The Times, London Baby-Led Weaning explodes the myth that babies need to be spoon-fed and shows why self-feeding from the start of the weaning process is the healthiest way for your child to develop. With baby-led weaning (BLW, for short), you can skip purées and make the transition to solid food by following your baby’s cues. At about six months, most babies are ready to join the family at the kitchen table and discover food for themselves. Baby-Led Weaning is the definitive guide to this crucial period in your child’s development, and shows you how to help your baby: Participate in family meals right from the start Experiment with food at his or her own pace Develop new abilities, including hand-eye coordination and chewing Learn to love a variety of foods and to enjoy mealtimes Baby-led weaning became a parenting phenomenon in the UK practically overnight, inspiring a fast-growing and now international online community of parents who practice baby-led weaning—with blogs and pictures to prove it! In Baby-Led Weaning, world-leading BLW authority Gill Rapley and early BLW practitioner and coauthor Tracey Murkett deliver everything you need to know about raising healthy, confident eaters.

Baby-Led Weaning, Completely Updated and Expanded Tenth Anniversary Edition

The Essential Guide—How to Introduce Solid Foods and Help Your Baby to Grow Up a Happy and Confident Eater

Baby-Led Weaning, Completely Updated and Expanded Tenth Anniversary Edition

Baby-led weaning is the healthy, natural way to start your baby on solid foods—no stress, no fuss, no mush! Ten years ago, Baby-Led Weaning ended the myth that babies need to be spoon-fed purées. In fact, at about six months, most babies are ready to discover solid food for themselves. Today, baby-led weaning (BLW) is a global phenomenon—and this tenth anniversary edition of the definitive guide explains all its benefits: Baby participates in family meals right from the start, and learns to love a variety of foods. Nutritious milk feedings continue while Baby transitions to solids at his or her own pace. By self-feeding, Baby develops hand-eye coordination, chewing skills—and confidence! Plus, this edition is updated with the latest research on allergy prevention and feeding Baby safely, a guide to using BLW at daycare, and much more. Here is everything you need to know about teaching your child healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.

Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition

A Revolutionary Anti-Diet Approach

Intuitive Eating, 4th Edition

Make peace with food. Free yourself from chronic dieting forever. Rediscover the pleasures of eating. The go-to resource––now fully revised and updated––for building a healthy body image and making peace with food, once and for all. When it was first published, Intuitive Eating was revolutionary in its anti-dieting approach. The authors, both prominent health professionals in the field of nutrition and eating disorders, urge readers to embrace the goal of developing body positivity and reconnecting with one’s internal wisdom about eating—to unlearn everything they were taught about calorie-counting and other aspects of diet culture and to learn about the harm of weight stigma. Today, their message is more relevant and pressing than ever. With this updated edition of the classic bestseller, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch teach readers how to: • Follow the ten principles of Intuitive Eating to achieve a new and trusting relationship with food • Fight against diet culture and reject diet mentality forever • Find satisfaction in their food choices • Exercise kindness toward their feelings, their bodies, and themselves • Prevent or heal the wounds of an eating disorder • Respect their bodies and make peace with food—at any age, weight, or stage of development • Follow body positive feeds for inspiration and validation . . . and more easy-to-follow suggestions that can lead readers to integrate Intuitive Eating into their everyday lives and feel the freedom that comes with trusting their inner wisdom—for life.