Join us as we discuss baby-led weaning and answer your questions about infant feeding! You'll find out when the best time is to introduce food, the benefits of baby-led weaning over traditional pureed food, the best first foods and foods to avoid, the science of and how to deal with choking and gagging, introducing allergens, how much to feed, how to manage solid intake with breastfeeding and formula, and more! Whether you are still waiting on introducing solid food or are currently introducing solids to your baby, you won't want to miss this informative and entertaining discussion!
Steph’s Updates [1:02]
Aglaée’s Updates [7:28]
Dr. Salib-Huber’s Bio [8:50]
What is baby-led weaning [10:30]
When is a baby ready for solid food? [11:45]
Gut maturity in babies [19:40]
Benefits of baby-led weaning [22:14]
Choking and gagging [28:22]
Best first foods [34:48]
Foods to avoid/allergens [43:01]
Baby-led weaning and nursing [51:25]
BIO: Dr. Jennifer Salib-Huber's
Dr. Jennifer Salib-Huber is a naturopathic doctor and registered dietitian who has been in practice since 2004. She works with patients of all ages, and especially loves working with women and children. While getting ready to introduce solids to her eldest daughter in 2008, she stumbled on Baby Led Weaning and successfully used the method to introduce all three of her children to food. She has facilitated workshops in Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, since 2010 and loves introducing parents to this “real food” method of food introduction.