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What’s on for next week?

The second week of the course is about baby food. We discover cultural differences, ways to introduce solids, and what the science tells us about it.

While the first week of our course focused on an infant’s first six months of life and was all about milk, the second week of our course is all about food – colourful, delicious, messy food!

In this exploration of the second six months of an infant’s life, we’ll look at:

  • cultural differences
  • when and what to introduce as first foods
  • what the science tell us about when to introduce solids, what to introduce, and how.

We’ll also focus on useful advice and practical advice for parents when it comes to food rejection and fussy eaters.

We look forward to seeing you again next week on this most important of journeys – supporting you to raise a healthy, happy eater.

Your task

Watch the video to find out more from Karen about what you’ll be covering in Week 2.

In the comments, share your most important takeaways from this week and how you might apply them in practice.

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Infant Nutrition: from Breastfeeding to Baby's First Solids

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