Starting solid food

When babies are around 6 months old, they develop the skills to start taking solid food as well as milk feeds. Encouraging babies to feed themselves from the beginning helps them learn new skills. 

These documents provide advice for transitioning children to solids, as well as a handy recipe book for inspiration!

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Islington contacts

Islington breastfeeding and weaning support

Project Co ordinator Hannah Leonard Tel: 020 3316 8439

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