The concept (and video) are known as Baby Led Weaning. The practice is very common in Europe, and I discovered the video at an International Lactation Consultant Conference – I knew I had to spread the word to every parent looking for a better way to introduce solids. The title is a bit misleading – the video is not a how-to-wean from the breast. Instead it challenges the idea of introducing solid food that is not solid by any means and food most of us would not eat under any circumstances.
Healthy Babies, Happy Moms is wonderful group of Lactation Consultants in Rhode Island that support families through every stage of parenthood. I subscribe to their newsletter and I thought this month’s topic was especially important to share.
Tanya Lieberman, professional blogger, Motherwear Breastfeeding Blog
Children – Ages 8 and 1
Profession – Lactation consultant, IBCLC
Location – Massachusetts
When did you start donating breast milk?