Weaning Easy as 1-2-3

Find out our easy peasy tips for feeding your little one fish.

Before weaning, milk is a growing baby’s only source of the fatty acid Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) needed to complete building brain cells. Experts estimate that eating more seafood could help increase the level of DHA in breast-milk.

When it's time to start getting your baby on to solid foods it can be a bit of a worry for many of us. We wonder if our babies are getting all the essential nutrients and vitamins they need to be healthy children and if we are giving them food that their little bodies will be crying out for.

Seafood can be given to children from 26 weeks the time when the NHS recommends babies are old enough to start their journey from milk to solids.

Inquisitive, determined and even the most laid back of babies simply love picking the perfect little finger sized prawns up to feeding themselves. Not only are prawns inexpensive, as they are frozen you can use what you need, they are also practically mess free which does help when you are starting your weaning journey with your little one.

We’ve pulled together some weaning baby recipes and ideas for you can try out. These weaning recipes are affordable and easy for you to try at home and many use tinned fish.

When it comes to the health benefits of using our seafood weaning baby fish recipes the list is huge. The essential vitamins and minerals aid the growth of your baby from the skin on the tips of their tickly toes right to the cell development in their very special little brains.