This workshop is aimed at parents and caregivers with babies aged 4-6 months old. Join us in this caring and supportive environment to gain confidence in weaning your baby onto solids.
· learn the advantages and disadvantages of baby led weaning and traditional spoon feeding. You will know which foods are most appropriate to offer your baby when introducing solids.
· recognise the appropriate amounts of solid foods to offer, and when and how to reduce their baby’s usual milk feeds.
· identify some of the fears/safety issues around introducing solids and what to do if their baby begins choking.
· identify good sources of further evidence-based information and support.
It is a group workshop with babes in arms welcome, expertly led by Katherine Woodbury breastfeeding counsellor.
There are no formal assessments for this course. The tutor will give regular feedback to help you improve.
At the end of this workshop, if you’d like to continue with your learning in this subject, you’ll be able to progress onto our Starter Level workshop or course.
Our workshops and courses are designed to provide essential skills, develop confidence and resilience, improve your health & wellbeing, prepare you for further learning or employment, provide ways to learn with your family and build communities. We have a wide range of workshops and courses and you can explore more on our website. There’s something for everyone!
Need to know…
This workshop is suitable if you have no experience in this subject and want to discover if it’s for you.
If you are aged 19+ AND are unemployed AND receive a benefit / your annual income is less than £25,000 per year AND live in Somerset (not including Bath & North East Somerset) AND you have lived in the UK/EU for the last 3 years OR you have refugee status / right to remain. *Please note – proof of eligibility will be requested during the enrolment process.
If you are aged 19+ AND your annual income is over £25,000 and live in Somerset OR you live in Bath & North East Somerset OR you live anywhere else in the UK. Some Community partners may not be able to accommodate learners from outside Somerset. This will be highlighted during enrolment.
Our funding rules have changed – how this affects you…
You can only enrol on ONE free* workshop/course at each level, e.g. one Taster, one Starter… and so on. Our new levels are designed to encourage you to learn and progress in your chosen area of interest. If you enrol on multiple workshops/courses at the same level, we’ll contact you to discuss (as there are exceptions), or you’ll be given the opportunity to pay for your place, (costs are detailed on each course page).
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