Weaning is an exciting stage in your baby’s life, but it can also be a challenging and sometimes daunting time for parents. It’s a journey where parents introduce their baby to the world of solid food.

As a parents, we all want the best for our babies and we know what they eat and drink is important for their health. We have information to help you make sure that your child is getting a good start.

Where can I learn more about weaning?

In the Republic of Ireland the Feeding your baby (PDF, 1MB) booklet will help you get your baby’s healthy eating habits off to a good start.

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In Northern Ireland the Weaning made easy (PDF, 500KB) booklet will help guide you through introducing your baby to the world of solid food.

weaning made easy leaflet cover - baby in a high chair