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Weaning recipes

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Feeding Food & Eating Weaning & first foods

There are loads of recipes ideas for weaning your baby, but here are a few simple ones to get you started. Just remember not to add salt or sugar to your baby’s food. Salt can overload little kidneys while sugar can harm your baby’s teeth and doesn't contain the important nutrients your baby needs.

When you get the chance, ask your health visitor for a copy of Fun First Foods, or download a copy here.

The videos below show you how to make some tasty treats your wee one will love!

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These videos from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde show you how to make a few quick and simple recipes, some of which are from Public Health Scotland's Fun First Foods booklet, with added variations.

Simple fish pie

Simple tomato and veg sauce

Mashed banana

Porridge with prunes

Cottage pie with mash

Last updated: 2 May, 2023