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Getting started


Getting started with weaning can be a daunting time for parents - when to start?  How much to give?  And what? 

We hope you will find the articles below useful in supporting parents, and answering any questions you may have.  Our team of healthcare professionals are also on hand to answer any direct questions you may have - contact us on hcps@hipp.co.uk and we will be pleased to help.

Why is organic important?

Why is organic important?

Babies’ bodies are young and vulnerable – their organs, immune systems and other vital body systems are developing, so it is important they have the purest and safest foods. A pure, organic diet can be more beneficial during the first few months of life than at any other time.

When to start?

When to start?

Looking at when is ‘the ideal weaning age’ by HiPP nutritionist Helen Gardiner.

Organic weaning foods

Organic weaning foods

Our foods range from first weaning foods in jars and pots; through to snacks and meals for toddlers.

Foods labelling "from 4 months"

Foods labelling "from 4 months"

Why are some HiPP weaning foods labelled as suitable from 4 months when some advice states weaning should start from 6 months? We explain why here.

Baby-led weaning

Baby-led weaning

Guidelines for implementing a baby-led approach to the introduction of solid foods

Baby-led v conventional weaning

Baby-led v conventional weaning

A balanced look at the pro’s and con’s followed with information on suitable finger foods.