The food a baby eats just after weaning will influence his taste buds for life, as well as affecting his health and well-being. Knowing which foods to prepare, how much to give, and at which age, will help you to give baby the best start in life. Nutritionist and mother-of-two Rachael Anne Hill provides plenty of clear information about essential nutrients and minerals, allergies, storecupboard essentials, vegetarianism and which foods to avoid. There are 75 fantastic recipes categorised by age group: Getting Started; 7-9 months; 9-12 months; 12-15 months; Toddlers; Family Meals. Every recipe is based on the freshest, most nutritious ingredients, is quick and easy, and aims to introduce your baby to a wide range of foods so that he is healthy, happy and bouncy.
Rachael Anne Hill, MSC, R.P.H NUTR, is a freelance nutrition, fitness and health writer and mother of two. She broadcasts regularly on radio and television, most recently as the nutrition expert for ITV's This Morning. She is the author of GI High-energy Cookbook, Real Food for Kids and Powerfood Cookbook (all Ryland Peters & Small). She lives in Cheshire.