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A pediatric OT and mommy shows you how to teach baby to feed himself. Encouraging self-feeding skills right from the start when introducing solid foods as part of the Fast Track to Solids approach. CanDo Kiddo

Teaching Baby To Feed Himself: Why It's Worth The Mess & How To Start Today

A pediatric OT and mommy shows you how to teach baby to feed himself. Encouraging self-feeding skills right from the start when introducing solid foods as part of the Fast Track to Solids approach. CanDo Kiddo

Great for babies and toddlers. +best spoons and forks to use and age guidelines!

Self-Feeding: The Complete Guide for Babies and Toddlers

Great for babies and toddlers. +best spoons and forks to use and age guidelines!

finger foods for babies starting to self-feed

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Eating finger food is fun and important to your baby’s development of fine motor skills and coordination like the pincer grasp Baby finger foods Finger food for babies Babies does not need teeth to eat more solid food like finger foods, you will be surprised by how well they chew with only their gums until …

Eating finger food is fun and important to your baby’s development of fine motor skills and coordination like the pincer grasp Baby finger foods Finger food for babies Babies does not need teeth to eat more solid food like finger foods, you will be surprised by how well they chew with only their gums until …

Iiamo is a brilliantly designed baby feeding bottle by Karim Rashid, which is the first baby bottle featuring a unique self heating mechanism.

Iiamo is a brilliantly designed baby feeding bottle by Karim Rashid, which is the first baby bottle featuring a unique self heating mechanism.

Avoiding The "O's" :: 5 Real Food Finger Foods To Teach Self Feeding While Nourishing Your Baby by Raising Generation Nourished, via Flickr

Avoiding The "O's" :: 5 Real Food Finger Foods To Teach Self Feeding While Nourishing Your Baby

Avoiding The "O's" :: 5 Real Food Finger Foods To Teach Self Feeding While Nourishing Your Baby by Raising Generation Nourished, via Flickr

I have to admit, I've run short on inspiration now and then to mix up his meals and keep giving him a variety of nutritious foods. So here is a list of super fast and easy baby finger food ideas for your inspiration...

Easy Baby Finger Foods

I have to admit, I've run short on inspiration now and then to mix up his meals and keep giving him a variety of nutritious foods. So here is a list of super fast and easy baby finger food ideas for your inspiration...

Frozen Baby Food Dots - Great idea for self-feeders and soothes sore, teething gums. Step 1 - gather parchment paper, cookie sheet, plastic bag, baby food. Step 2 - line cookie sheet, fill plastic bag with baby food, snip end of bag off (small hole) Step 3 - make your dots (chocolate chip sized) Step 4 - freeze, 30 mins or so Step 5 - quickly transfer into a storage bag, store in freezer.

Frozen Baby Food Dots - Great idea for self-feeders and soothes sore, teething gums. Step 1 - gather parchment paper, cookie sheet, plastic bag, baby food. Step 2 - line cookie sheet, fill plastic bag with baby food, snip end of bag off (small hole) Step 3 - make your dots (chocolate chip sized) Step 4 - freeze, 30 mins or so Step 5 - quickly transfer into a storage bag, store in freezer.

Baby led weaning encourages baby to self-feed rather than receive purées via spoon. Here's how to practice it with a list of baby led weaning first foods! https://www.mamanatural.com/baby-led-weaning/

How To Do Baby Led Weaning (And Why You'd Want To)

Baby led weaning encourages baby to self-feed rather than receive purées via spoon. Here's how to practice it with a list of baby led weaning first foods! https://www.mamanatural.com/baby-led-weaning/

What is a NumNum? Designed for use with a child's first pureed foods, NumNum Dips are utensils that allow baby to eat independently, while helping baby to develop the skills they need to feed themselves with a traditional spoon.  Why is a NumNum easier for baby to use than a traditional spoon?  The NumNum has a flat head, so there is no right or wrong way to hold it.  Baby can dip it in his/her food at ANY angle, and the NumNum will "grab" and "hold" the food while baby brings the food to…

NumNum Dips | Utensils to Help Baby Learn to Self-Feed with Less Mess | 6+ Months

What is a NumNum? Designed for use with a child's first pureed foods, NumNum Dips are utensils that allow baby to eat independently, while helping baby to develop the skills they need to feed themselves with a traditional spoon. Why is a NumNum easier for baby to use than a traditional spoon? The NumNum has a flat head, so there is no right or wrong way to hold it. Baby can dip it in his/her food at ANY angle, and the NumNum will "grab" and "hold" the food while baby brings the food to…

One of the most common questions I get asked is… “How can I teach my child to feed themselves?”  I was pretty motivated to teach my own kids because that meant I could sit back and enjoy my own meal again… well, mostly.  It is also a skill I have worked on, a lot, with kids...Read More »

Self-Feeding: The Complete Guide for Babies and Toddlers

One of the most common questions I get asked is… “How can I teach my child to feed themselves?” I was pretty motivated to teach my own kids because that meant I could sit back and enjoy my own meal again… well, mostly. It is also a skill I have worked on, a lot, with kids...Read More »

We started baby led weaning with Kaitlyn at 6 months old. She started with big pieces of food that were easy to grasp, like baked sweet potato sticks and steamed broccoli. At 7 months old she was getting more proficient and I started giving her smaller pieces of food to play with. Her pincer grip …

Baby Led Weaning Meal Ideas: 8 Months Old

We started baby led weaning with Kaitlyn at 6 months old. She started with big pieces of food that were easy to grasp, like baked sweet potato sticks and steamed broccoli. At 7 months old she was getting more proficient and I started giving her smaller pieces of food to play with. Her pincer grip …

Most bowls just sit there while kids struggle to find food at bottom. The Beginner Bowl is here to help!

Most bowls just sit there while kids struggle to find food at bottom. The Beginner Bowl is here to help!