An Introduction to Solid Foods - "No Rush To Mush" (4th Thursday of the month)

Contact: The Children's Centre directly on 01727 260 041 or email
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Suitable for parents of babies aged 3-6 months, in preparation for introducing solid foods at 6 months of age.




Want some more information on introducing your baby to solid foods NOW?

Then click here to visit the NHS website, or the Institute of Health Visitors (iHV) has some great information available here, or there's the Infant & Toddler Forum's website - a one-stop-shop for practical tips and helpful tools, whether cooking everything yourself or using pre-prepared foods.

The Start4Life website also gives some great advice on the 3 signs that your baby is ready for solid foods.

There are also some great booklets available at the Children's Centre; if you want a hard copy then please pop in, otherwise you can download them by clicking on the following links:

For information on Baby-Led Weaning (a way of introducing solid foods that allows babies to feed themselves - there's no spoon feeding and no purées), please visit their website by clicking here or click here to download a leaflet.

Can't make the fourth Thursday?

St Albans West Group of Children's Centres also offer Introduction To Solid Foods workshops once a month, as follows:

2nd Monday of the month
At Sopwell & Verulam Children's Centre, Mandeville Drive, AL1 2LD
1.30pm to 2.30pm

1st Thursday of the month
At the Principal Health Centre, Civic Close, AL1 3LA
10am to 11am

To book on one of these talks, please call St Albans West Children's Centre Group on 01727 841 324.


Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

The Alban Way Children's Centres @ Marshalswick
Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, AL4 9QL
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