Win 1 of 5 Organix weaning bundles ( & some GREAT weaning advice)

How did weaning go for you?

I look back and remember mainly how stressful I found it. My son would pull the most expressive of faces which would really worry me as he tried out new foods. They went a bit like this…

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I recall there being a lot of the ‘snub’

A recent survey by Organix reveals that one of the biggest barriers to introducing new foods during weaning is baby’s facial expression in response to new tastes.

I totally get that. we try so hard to read our babies don’t we/

  • More than half (55%) of mums say a baby’s facial expression puts them off trying to encourage their baby to like a new taste and flavour.
  • 49% say it’s a struggle to keep babies interested in food.
  • 42% say they find it hard to get babies to try new foods during weaning.

It can be challenging to introduce new foods during weaning and the faces babies pull can be interpreted by parents as disgust or dislike at what they are trying, which can make it all the harder.

I love the interpretations above, very useful indeed!

Vivien Sabel is the author of the awesome The Blossom Method: The Revolutionary Way to Communicate With Your Baby From Birth (you must read this book!)

She  is a Clinical Psychotherapist and body language expert and has some great weaning advice:

  • Look out for all of your baby’s non-verbal cues and expressions, they can support your baby and you through weaning and trying new foods.
  • Observe your baby’s expression and mirror it back to your baby as a way of saying you understand their communication.
  • Remember babies do what babies see! They are like sponges and soak up everything you do, if you look like you’re enjoying the food, your baby is likely to copy you.
  • The more time you spend observing your baby the more you’ll understand what they’re communicating.

How fabulous are these tips!

Weaning Competition

We’ve teamed up with Organix to offer 5 lucky winners a £20 bundle of their baby foods. Organix has created weaning foods with a variety of tastes, shapes and textures to encourage your baby’s curiosity about food.

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For little ones at the start of their journey Organix offers a variety of simple and natural first tastes in baby cereals and fruit pots, to more challenging flavours and textures as your baby moves on.  Their finger foods come in lots of different shapes and sizes to encourage your little one to pick them up and learn to feed themselves.

All its foods come with the Organix No Junk Promise, a stamp of reassurance that they are made with the best organic ingredients, and contain no unnecessary additives so your little one gets great tasting food, without the junk.  www.organix.com

If you would like to win a bundle simply enter the rafflecopter below

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Good luck!

 

 

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20 Comments

  1. abigail edkins
    April 15, 2016 / 12:22 pm

    cheesy pasta

  2. emma walters
    April 15, 2016 / 1:06 pm

    we have just started weaning and sweet potato is very popular with my daughter x

  3. Maria P
    April 16, 2016 / 11:03 pm

    Now she loves carrot sticks – raw or steamed

  4. Natalie Crossan
    April 16, 2016 / 11:12 pm

    Mashed banana πŸ™‚

  5. Louise Paul
    April 18, 2016 / 5:31 pm

    My little girls favourite food is banana πŸ™‚

  6. Amanda
    April 28, 2016 / 4:33 pm

    My son’s favourite is rice cakes

  7. Philip Underwood
    April 28, 2016 / 4:46 pm

    Grapes even hough they can be sour!

  8. Philip Underwood
    April 28, 2016 / 4:47 pm

    Grapes even though they can be sour!

  9. Rachel Craig
    April 28, 2016 / 5:10 pm

    Fruit, such as banana, grapes, apple etc.

  10. christine WESTLAKE
    April 28, 2016 / 6:44 pm

    banana

  11. Amanda Norwood
    April 28, 2016 / 7:01 pm

    This would be great for my nephew. He’s recently started trying foods and his favourite so far is pear

  12. dana
    April 28, 2016 / 7:02 pm

    mashed banana

  13. laura stewart
    April 28, 2016 / 7:33 pm

    my daughter loves rusk!

  14. Maggie Ali
    April 28, 2016 / 7:58 pm

    Avocado and grapes. She can’t got through the day without them πŸ™‚

  15. olivia Kirby
    April 28, 2016 / 10:05 pm

    Cucumber and bananas!

  16. Caroline Buckley
    April 28, 2016 / 11:22 pm

    Cauliflower and carrots

  17. Hekna
    April 28, 2016 / 11:26 pm

    Grapes at the moment!

  18. JULIE WARD
    April 28, 2016 / 11:35 pm

    Potato and swede mashed togeher

  19. Neha Parmar
    April 28, 2016 / 11:41 pm

    Broccoli cheese pasta

  20. Jo Hutchinson
    April 28, 2016 / 11:42 pm

    carrot sticks

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