Suddenly, standing in front of me is a little girl. She has emerged out of her cub-like form and is somehow completely human.
Over the last few years, I’ve heard and read a lot about feeding issues for young babies (breast feeding difficulties, proper latch etc.) but I’d never really heard about babies struggling with solid food. Not wanting to eat it? Yes. Not being hungry? Certainly. But I had never heard about babies that simply couldn’t eat solid food, until I had one with that very problem. Emilia (now 3yrs old) was a text book pro at baby led weaning (BLW – essentially, babies eat what grown ups eat – no purees or spoon feeding etc.). As you can tell from this blog, food is a big part of my life, and meal times are a big deal. The baby…