This title features over 50 nutritious, delicious and easy-to-prepare recipes kids will love. You can give your baby a healthy start in life, step by step in 350 photographs. This book deals with first foods for your baby from 6 to 12 months, with expert advice and over 50 simple-to-follow, nourishing recipes for purees and first solid meals. It includes authoritative advice on topics such as equipment; hygiene and food preparation; when to begin weaning; batch cooking; nutrition; fussy eating; going vegetarian, and much more. Because a baby's needs change so quickly, the book is divided into five sections: early weaning; babies aged around six to six-and-a-half months; seven to nine months; nine months to one year; and into toddlerhood. All your questions answered: a one-stop problem-solver, with invaluable hints, tips and guidelines. This invaluable manual is specifically designed to see parents through every stage of their baby's development and changing feeding and dietary needs with confidence and assurance. Clear, authoritative nutritional advice from a leading childcare writer is augmented by hints, tips and features covering perennial concerns such as weaning, feeding frequency and fussy eating. The core of the book consists of more than 50 simple-to-follow recipes for purees and first solid meals. The recipes in each section reflect the growing repertoire of appropriate foods, and are developed to create a well-balanced diet, full of variety and inspiration, in a reassuring way every new parent will appreciate.