Our weaning journey: baby led, spreads and purees

We battled with weaning, and I felt pressured into weaning our son onto solids with purees rather than opting for the baby led route.  I envisaged our weaning journey featuring spreads, dips, vegetable sticks, and other finger goods.  I knew that we needed to start introducing solid foods around five months. I had a vision of putting out a selection of morsels and preparing lots of homemade foods, including some purees to help with different textures. A combination really, but leading with baby led weaning first. Surprisingly, the pressure when and how to start weaning came from a health visitor.…