Starting babies on solid foods – Audio

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Beth Olson, Extension Professor
Department of Nutritional Sciences
UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
(608) 265-2108

3:05 – Total Time
0:16 – Transition you baby to solid food
0:47 – Babies will eat enough
1:14 – Pre-packaged baby foods
1:41 – Meal time stress
2:09 – Turn off the TV
2:24 – More information on feeding babies
2:55 – Lead out


Sevie Kenyon:  What to do when your baby’s old enough to eat. We’re visiting today with Beth Olson, Department of Nutritional Science, University of Wisconsin- Madison/Extension in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and I’m Sevie Kenyon. Beth, what do you do when it’s time to start feeding your baby solid foods?

Beth Olson: So maybe you do start with infant foods that are in a jar, those are really convenient there’s a wide variety, they’re great place to start. But then after that, you can cook your own foods softer, you can choose things that are a little easier to chew up and swallow, cut the pieces small and put them on the baby’s tray on the high chair and pull them up next to you and give them a big soft spoon and let them go. Continue reading