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Introducing solid foods

When your baby is around six months old, he/she will be ready to have some solid food alongside breast or formula milk.  The following information has been developed to help you make an informed decision about feeding your baby.

How much food to give your baby

The aim of first foods is to get infants used to new tastes and textures.

What to feed your baby

Starting on solid food is a very exciting time for you and your baby.

Myth busting

Family and friends may encourage you to start weaning. 

Why wait until 6 months before giving your baby solid food

Waiting until six months will be easier.