If you’re looking for parenting help and advice from someone who really understands the challenges raising kids can bring, then you’re in the right place. With over 25 years experience working with children and having raised two kids of her own, Sue really knows how to make positive changes in any family.

Regularly featured on ITV’s This Morning and many other TV and radio shows, her advice is much sought after due to her positive, guilt-free attitude and effective solutions. The Sue Atkins Parenting Blog is where Sue shares some of her best advice to help you raise confident, resilient, independent kids. With new posts featured every few days you’ll always find something new, interesting and relevant to read.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 1: When to Start

When to start weaning your baby tip 1 Introducing your baby to solid foods – sometimes called weaning or complementary feeding – should start when your baby is around 6 months old. You are unauthorized to view this page. Username or E-mail Password Remember Me     […]

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 2: More Tips About When to Start

Babies get most of the nutrients they need from breast milk or first infant formula until they are around 6 months You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 3: Food & Allergies

Variety in your baby’s diet is really important, but there’s a chance they may be allergic to certain foods. It’s important to introduce these foods one at a time – and not before 6 months: You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 4: How To Start Solid Foods

Try not to worry about how much your baby eats at first. There will be some days when your baby eats more and others when they eat less, and they may reject some foods completely. Here are more of my top tips to help you. You are […]

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 5: What Foods To Give Your Baby

What foods to give your baby (0 to 6 months & beyond) You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 6: First Foods

From 6 months … First foods You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 7: Finger Foods

In this video I talk all about finger foods You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 8. When to Introduce A Cup

Introduce a cup from around 6 months and offer sips of water with meals. An open or free-flow cup without a valve will help your baby learn to sip and is better for their teeth. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 9. Vitamins for babies and children

In this Quick Win Video I talk about the importance of Vitamin D for your baby. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 10: From 8 – 9 Months

In this Quick Win we look at the how your baby will gradually move towards eating 3 meals a day. It will be a mixture of soft finger foods, and mashed or chopped foods. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 11: From 12 months onwards

Your baby will now be eating 3 meals a day – chopped if necessary – plus breast or whole cows’ milk, and healthier snacks such as fruit, vegetable sticks, toast and rice cakes. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 12: Helping your baby enjoy new foods

In this episode I help you introduce your baby to enjoying new foods   You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 13: What Milk, When?

In this episode I talk about what milk and when. You are unauthorized to view this page.

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My Top Tips for Weaning – Tip 14: Moving From A Bottle To A Cup

Weaning tip 14: Beakers and cups for babies If you’re bottle feeding, it’s a good idea to introduce a cup rather than a bottle from about six months. By the time your baby is one, they should have stopped using bottles with teats. Otherwise, they may find […]

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