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#1 of 3 Old 06-23-2007, 07:02 PM - Thread Starter
 
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Does anyone have other good resources for Baby-led Feeding as a method for introducing solid foods to babies?

I've read the Dutch(?) webpage by Stefan Kleintjes,
http://www.borstvoeding.com/voedseli...uidelines.html

and the British blog,
http://babyledweaning.blogware.com/

Apparently, there's also a DVD by Gill Rapley "Baby-led Weaning", but I've only seen it for sale on an Australian website for $113,
http://www.mothersdirect.com.au/prod1141.htm

Can anyone recommend books, blogs, magazine articles, or threads on Mothering (or where to get Rapley's DVD cheaper)?

Thanks.
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There aren't tons of websites out about it yet. I've found the yahoo group B-LW to be very useful. The wikipedia entry is informative:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baby-led_weaning

The Tribal Baby site also has a section on BLW:

http://tribalbaby.org/babyLedEating.html

And just to show off, here are some pics of my DD's early B-LW experiences

http://www.flickr.com/photos/lovecat...7600330803313/

Heather, mom to Caileigh 12/06 and aspie ADHD prodigy David 05/98 :intact lact
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The British blog was the best resource for me, as well as the forums here. The best way is to just start! I was pretty nervous at first, but after a couple months it is really so normal I can't imagine having done it differently!
Tankgirl73--I love the photos! I love how perfectly the curiosity and interest is captured!
solur: I'm so gung-ho on self-feeding pm me if you want.
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