Parents are practicing baby-led weaning whether their health professional is knowledgeable and supportive of this popular method of introducing solids, or not. Our speaker discusses emerging research and best practices regarding baby-led weaning. Potential benefits, risks including choking and growth faltering and how to mitigate the risks of this method of starting solids are explained.
Host: DC Pediatric Network
Date of presentation: June 2017, DC National Conference
Speaker: Jennifer House, MSc, RD, is an author and owner of First Step Nutrition in Foothills, AB.
- Video presentation (53 minutes) with the presentation slides (pdf)
- Audio file (mp3 file)
Cost: $14.95 for members; $19.95 for non-members; $9.95 for students