Solids: First Steps171
At around six months, it's time for your baby to be gradually introduced to solid foods. Introducing a variety of foods with different flavours and textures will ensure your baby's diet is nutritionally balanced.
Here are some basic guidelines on how to get your baby weaned on to solid foods and ready to start eating with the rest of the family.
Solids: the next steps
When you and your baby are ready, you can start to increase the amount of solid food your baby is getting. Your baby is the best guide to how much solid food you need to give.
Aim to increase solid food from one feed a day to two and then three feeds. Offering different foods at each meal will give your baby more variety and get them used to different tastes.