Introducing your baby to solid foods can be a very exciting time. Our workshops help you decide when the time is right, how you want to go about it and what to expect.

Parents at an NCT Introducing Solid Foods workshop

Moving on to solid foods is a big moment in your baby’s development. But with so much advice and so many methods out there, it can be tricky to know how to go about it. 

Our Introducing Solids Foods workshops give you all the information you need to make a decision that works for you. We make sure every parent leaves our workshops feeling confident about feeding their baby.

What you’ll learn 

Baby eating

When to move onto solid foods

Experts recommend waiting 6 months to give your baby solid foods. We’ll discuss the evidence around this, how to spot signs your baby is ready for solids and the risks of giving your baby solid food earlier.

Spoon-feeding baby

Different feeding approaches

From baby-led weaning to traditional spoon-feeding, we’ll talk about all your options. We’ll discuss when and how to do fewer milk feeds, and make sure you’ve got all the important info you need to make your choice.

Baby eating

All about feeding

We want you to feel confident feeding your baby. So you will explore when and what to feed your baby, including thinking about meal and menu planning. This way you’ll leave the workshop reassured that you know what is best for your baby

Pricing

These workshops are priced based on where they are in the UK. We want every parent to have access to our sessions, so we offer discounts in some circumstances – find your local course or get in touch for more info. 
 

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Become an NCT member and join a community of new parents, all experiencing pregnancy, birth and early parenthood together.