Content is loading...

Hide this page Easy read and translate

Online learning: Introducing family foods

  • 0-1 Years
  • Feeding and eating
First Solid Food For Young Kid. Fresh Organic Carrot For Vegetable Lunch. Baby Weaning

This page has a series of online learning sessions that have been specifically created to support families learning about introducing family foods and solid foods. Please take your time to watch through each session.

Session 1

It's important for your child to try to ensure your baby's journey with healthy foods gets off to a good start. Introducing your baby to solid foods (also known as family foods) is an exciting time.

This session will explore:

    • The Department of Health guidelines
    • understanding the signs of readiness
    • first foods

Session 2

Your baby will be wanting to try lots of different foods with different textures. Do not try to force your baby to eat, babies learn to self-regulate their own stomachs.

This session will be exploring:

    • family meals
    • foods and drinks to avoid

Visit First Steps Nutrition for recipes.

Session 3

If your child is over 6 months old, their water does not need to be cold boiled water. As soon as your baby's first tooth shows, you will need to brush their teeth and gums. 

This session will explore:

    • Introducing cups
    • Toothbrushing

Last reviewed: 1 November, 2023

You must log in to save content

Click below to log in or create a new account

Login

You must log in to save content

Click below to log in or create a new account

Login