BLW Experts Answering Your Frequently Asked Baby-Led Weaning Questions

#167: How do I know if my baby’s tongue thrust reflex is gone before starting solid foods? What if I have a preemie or smaller-sized baby, should I really offer food early for catch-up weight? And what’s so bad about white rice cereal anyway?? These are just a few of the baby-led weaning frequently asked questions that I’m bringing some other feeding experts on in this episode to answer for you.  The guests answering your FAQs in this episode are: Gill Rapley, PhD - BLW SUMMIT Keynote speaker and author of the original BLW book Marion Nestle, PhD, MD -  noted nutrition academic & author of Food Politics Marsha Dunn Klein, OTR/L, MEd who wrote the first book on infant feeding Alan Greene, MD, pediatrician and founder of WHITE OUT movement to stop promoting white rice cereal as a first food for babies Kanchan Koya, PhD, spice guru & Harvard trained molecular biologist Aileen Cox Blundell, award winning BLW cookbook author Rosan Meyer, PhD, RD, growth specialist and food allergy expert   All of this episode’s feeding experts will also be presenting at the upcoming BABY-LED WEANING SUMMIT taking place online (FOR FREE!!) October 18-23, 2021.    < < REGISTER FOR THE BLW SUMMIT AT BLWSUMMIT.COM > >    The BABY-LED WEANING SUMMIT is the BIGGEST BLW event ever and I’m hosting it to help ELEVATE and CELEBRATE BLW along with 16 other leading, feeding experts who are going to be teaching on the latest research and best BLW practices.   < < REGISTER FOR THE BLW SUMMIT AT BLWSUMMIT.COM > >    If you’re ready to raise an independent eater and prevent picky eating then let’s get started learning about baby-led weaning together! Subscribe, rate and review the podcast here.   FREE BABY-LED WEANING FOR BEGINNERS ONLINE WORKSHOP: https://babyledweaning.co/workshop   FOLLOW @BABYLEDWEANTEAM ON INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/babyledweanteam/   SHOWNOTES FOR THIS EPISODE: https://blwpodcast.com/167

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Babies can eat so many more foods than we give them credit for! Katie Ferraro, Registered Dietitian, baby-led weaning expert and mom of 7 helps you get a SAFE start to solid foods using baby-led weaning. Baby-led weaning helps your baby become an independent eater & prevents picky eating. Join Katie for easy-to-implement infant feeding tips and tricks that will build confidence in your baby’s ability to safely start solid food and self-feed!