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First foods on a tight budget

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Feeding Food & Eating Weaning & first foods

Buying food can be expensive and now that there’s an extra mouth to feed you really need to watch those pennies. So make sure you have a good look at our Best Start Foods and support and benefits for parents pages to see whether you might be due some extra financial help. With that in mind we’ve made sure all our ideas will help you cut costs without cutting the important stuff from your baby’s diet.

Easy recipes for first foods

Money saving tips

Tips from parents

"Be organised, do meal prep, persevere with textures and flavours, camera at the ready for the funny faces!"

"When all else fails, porridge."​​​

Last updated: 2 May, 2023