Baby-Led Weaning Made Easy

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!

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Healthy Baby Food in Nigeria with Latifat Okara


#38: In Nigeria, babies are traditionally weaned using a food called pap. It’s a cornmeal mixed with water type of cereal that will certainly fill a baby up, but a dish that lacks important nutrients that babies need for adequate growth and...


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   32m
 
 

Soy: How to Introduce Your Baby to this Potentially Allergenic Food


#37: Soy is one of the Big 8 allergenic foods. But compared to the other 7 on the list, soy is the least likely to cause an allergic reaction in your baby. It doesn’t mean we can’t introduce soy, and there’s no evidence that waiting to introduce...


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   14m
 
 

Preventing Picky Eating from Baby's First Bites with Dr. Katja Rowell


#36: Can babies be picky eaters? In this episode family doctor turned child feeding specialist Katja Rowell, MD walks us through some important considerations for preventing picky eating using baby-led weaning.    Did you know that babies...


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   41m
 
 

Snacks: Why Early Eaters Don’t Need Snacks


#35: Babies don’t need snacks. This is a hard pill to swallow for some parents, but especially your early eaters - they just don’t need snacks. In this episode I’m sharing why your baby doesn’t need snacks and how you help them meet their...


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   11m
 
 

Dairy Ladder for Milk Reintroduction with Meg Mason


#34: If you had to cut dairy and/or soy foods out of your diet when breastfeeding for your baby, did you know you may very well be able to slowly add them back? For intolerances or non-severe allergies, a milk ladder may be appropriate for the...


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   31m
 
 

Salt: 3 Easy Ways to Minimize Sodium for Your Baby


#33: How much salt can babies have? This is a tough one because we know minimizing sodium is ideal for baby-led weaning but what exactly does that mean?   In this episode we’re looking at sodium when feeding babies. Why should babies avoid...


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   12m
 
 

Celebrating Dads Who Do Baby-Led Weaning


BONUS: This one is for all of the dads who do baby-led weaning. Just in time for Father’s Day, I wanted to spotlight dad’s role in helping to raise an independent eater.   For this special bonus episode I am joined by a number of BLW dads who...


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   17m
 
 

Post-Partum Depression: How a BLW Plan Helped This Mom


#32: Postpartum depression affects many women, and estimates range from 1 in 10 to 1 in 5 women experience symptoms of postpartum depression. In this episode, first time mom Carissa Rose shares her story about postpartum depression following the birth...


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   29m
 
 

Fish: How to Introduce Your Baby to this Potentially Allergenic Food


#31: How can I safely feed my baby fish? Fish is one of the Big 8 allergenic foods (...the 8 foods that account for 90% of food allergy) and there’s no evidence that waiting to feed fish helps prevent allergy. So it is a food you can feed to your...


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   23m
 
 

Breastfeeding + BLW: How to Succeed at Both Simultaneously with Heather Dvorak


#30: Can you continue breastfeeding when you start baby-led weaning? Absolutely! And in this special episode Heather Dvorak, IBCLC joins Katie to talk about how to succeed at both breastfeeding and baby-led weaning simultaneously.   Heather...


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