Weaning: how much should you feed your baby?

As your baby approaches the weaning stage, it’s important to know how much to start him on…

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You don’t need much to start with – just one or two spoonfuls of baby rice or fruit purée, along with his usual milk feeds.

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An early weaning routine might look like this:

Weeks one & two :

1st feed: Breast/bottle
2nd feed: Half breast/bottle & try 2tsp cereal/purée
3rd feed: Breast/bottle
4th feed: Breast/bottle
5th feed: Breast/bottle

Week three:

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1st feed: Breast/bottle
2nd feed: Half breast/bottle and try 2tsp cereal/purée
3rd feed: Half breast/bottle and try 2tsp fruit or veg purée
4th feed: Breast/bottle
5th feed: Breast/bottle

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