02 – Luka & Kate – Starting Solids

Welcome back to Boob to Food – The Podcast! Each week we will be bringing you practical wisdom, expert advice and inspiring stories from other families as they navigate the rollercoaster of parenting.In this episode we go through one of our most frequently asked topics – starting solids, with your hostsLuka McCabe – founder of Boob to Food, author of Milk to Meals, registered nurse and midwife, as well as mum of 3Kate Holm – naturopath, nutritionist,  clinical director of Boob to Food and mum of 2 (with a third on the way!)in this podcast we cover:When is the right time to introduce solidsWhat are the signs of readiness and how will you know if your baby is readyOne of the reasons why some health professionals still recommend introducing solids at 4 months of ageDebunking some of the myths and misconceptions around starting solidsThe difference between Baby Led Weaning (BLW) and spoon feeding, and which is right for your familyThe best time of day to introduce solidsThe top foods and nutrients to focus on for your babyand more!Some additional resources we. mention or you might enjoyOur in depth blog on SODIUM FOR BABIESThe importance of IRON AND ZINC and some ways you can offer these nutrientsMILK TO MEALS book containing in depth information and 80+ recipes to support you and your babyListen to Episode 2 HERE Follow us on instagram @boobtofood to stay up to date with all the podcast news, recipes and other content that we bring to help make meal times and family life easier.Today’s episode was brought to you by Oh Baby School of Holistic Nutrition. Oh Baby is the only school that specialises exclusively in holistic health for pregnancy, postpartum, and babies, and is where Luka studied to become a Nutrition Consultant. The in depth and practical course is offered 100% online, so is ideal for new mothers seeking a fulfilling and flexible career. If you already have a background in nutrition or already work with mothers and babies, this allows you to deepen your expertise and expand your offerings – or if you don’t, it is an amazing opportunity to learn tools to support yourself and your own family. Use the code BOOBTOFOOD to deduct the $300 enrolment fee when you sign up. Visit www.ohbabynutrition.com for more details.

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