Feeding Hacks Every Parent Needs To Know

Because feeding a baby is hard enough before food is even involved

05/12/2016 14:21 GMT | Updated 06/12/2016 10:12 GMT

From the second your gorgeous little bundle of joy is born, as a parent, you’re constantly hoping for the next milestone: first bath, first smile, first tooth, first time baby is ready to try food (unless this is your second or third child, in w

hich case, you are totally relaxed about not feeding your baby until well past the six-month mark).

When it is finally time for you to start pureeing vegetables and chopping up fruit for your little one, you’re then faced with a whole new slew of questions and parenting choices: How do you know your baby is ready for solids? Will you choose baby-led weaning or purees (depends on your comfort level with a messy kitchen, we think!)? And, how on earth are you supposed to feed a teething baby? 

Worry not - we’ve made a video featuring three top feeding hacks to help you get through those tricky moments. 

Teething baby keeping you up at night? Don’t fret. All you need is an ice tray, dummies, water and yogurt: fill half the ice tray up with water and the other half with yogurt, stick a dummy in each side and freeze overnight.

The next morning, sore teeth and gums will feel soothed, and baby will still get some food, thanks to the yogurt. Genius. (This also works without the dummy).

Check out our video for some other simple, useful hacks every parent needs to know. Trust us - you’ll never lose a bib again. 

 

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