Herbs, Spices, Oils & Seasonings

Variety is the spice of life, right? No pun intended. ;) Just like toddlers, older children and adults, babies enjoy flavor! With BLW, there is no need to deprive your baby of herbs, spices, oils or seasonings. In fact, their use is encouraged, which makes the whole experience more delicious and interesting for your baby and more enjoyable and creative for you as parents. It also makes it easier to feed your baby what the rest of the family is eating. There’s no need to make bland food!

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Introducing Non-Animal Milk with Solids (8+ Months)

Around 8 months, you may want to start introducing non-animal milk (almond, cashew, soy, coconut, etc.) in a straw cup at meals. This is a great way to get your baby used to drinking milk (besides breast milk or formula), which will aid in the transition to cow’s milk around one year. It will also help with the transition from bottle to cup, which should occur (fully) between 12-15 months.

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