From pure baby rice to pear purée, discover which foods are best for weaning and when to get started in our video guide.
From sitting unaided to weaning, your 6-month-old is developing rapidly
You know your baby is ready to wean from outward signs, like being able to sit up and to swallow, but what you can't see if that their nutritional needs are changing too.
At around 6 months, natural iron stores start to run low
Breast milk or formula alone doesn't provide enough iron for a baby's growing needs, so it's important to include plenty of iron-rich foods in their weaning diet, to support their normal cognitive development.
Learn more about the importance of iron from 6 months.
Learning to swallow food
Swallowing is a significant sign your baby is ready to wean. When they're ready, smooth textured foods will help them to swallow their first mouthfuls.
Learn more about the importance of food textures.
Always follow the instructions carefully to make sure you prepare our products safely. See our step-by-step guides for advice.Read our preparation guide
With a thick texture and adventurous tastes, our three multigrain breakfast cereals are specially developed for babies from 7+ months.Learn More
With a chewy texture and more adventurous tastes, Aptamil Mueslis are specially tailored for babies from 10+ months.Find Out More
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