My son is about to complete 1year in 10days. Till now he is on regular weaning. I want to try led weaning so I tried 4-6times with small biscuits & puffs. He is just playing n enjoying but not at all eating. Fully depending on me for eating. Any suggestions pls ? Is 1year age already late to start baby led weaning ??
Perhaps you can try having him hold onto his spoon and feeding himself first. Since he is used to having you feed him, perhaps you can try letting him hold the spoon while you hold his hand and guide him to feed himself so that he understands what you are trying to get him to do. I'm guessing he is just not used to the idea and not sure what to do with the snacks you are giving him.Read more
He is used to eat those snacks. He knows very well.
It's easy for the baby to depend on you spoonfeeding him if that's what he's been used to all this while. he's probably "just playing and enjoying" because his self-feeding skills need some work. the more opportunities he has to feed himself, the better he'll be able to. at 1yo, you can introduce cutlery and this make him more interested in feeding himself.Read more