At 6 months old, our paediatrician gave us the go ahead to start Charles with solids. I was terrified. I struggled with breastfeeding and after months of endless tears, we finally got our groove and breastfeeding was starting to become something that was working for us. Now, I felt like I was back at square one with no idea how to start, what foods to offer or how often I should be offering solids.
In those first few weeks, I probably spent every nap and every evening reading countless blogs, Facebook posts and every book on the subject of baby led weaning (BLW) and starting solids. My conclusion: everyone has an opinion, reading only helps so much and eventually you just have to go for it.
I have come a long way from those first scary steps into the world of baby led weaning. If I could go back and give myself some advice before I started baby led weaning, it would be this: