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Top 5 feeding products for little ones
The weaning process is a crucial stage in any baby’s development; it’s what takes them from babyhood into toddler-dom but the process is far from easy. With our top pick of popular products, weaning will be made so much easier for mums and dads.
1. Ickle Bubba Orb+ high chair available from www.icklebubba.com RRP £129.00
This stylish yet functional high chair for birth to around 3 years features 360 degree rotation and the great addition of an ergonomically designed infant inlay, which has been created to provide the ultimate comfort and is available in a choice of six colours. There’s a handy 2-fold system too, handy for storage!
2. Piccolo stage 1 baby food (http://www.mylittlepiccolo.com/collections/stage-1) available from Waitrose, Ocado, Whole Foods, Planet Organic and other leading independents RRP £1.10
For healthy first taste foods, try Piccolo, the new baby food brand inspired by Mediterranean family recipes made from 100% natural organic ingredients. Ten new mouth-watering blends have been released which are perfect for children from six months old. All are delicious but we particularly like the ‘Mango, Apple & Kale with a dash of yoghurt’ which is bound to go down a treat!
3. Beaba Babycook Original Plus http://www.beaba.com/en available from John Lewis, Amazon and Jojo Maman Bebe RRP £109.00
Introducing first solids to babies will be a breeze with this four-in-one food processor. The Beaba Babycook Original Plus features steamer, blender, bottle warmer and steriliser capabilities, meaning less time spent in the kitchen and more time with little one. We love how it grows with your child!
4. Unbelievabowl available from www.vitalbaby.co.uk priced £4.99
As parents will know, little ones seem programmed to want to throw their bowls around and even tip the contents onto their head! This won’t be possible with the Unbelievabowl which sticks fast to high chairs with super suction power. Every parent must have one!
5. Graco Swivi Seat available from a range of stockists including Boots, kiddicare.com, Very, Mothercare, Amazon and Argos RRP £79.99
We know how difficult meal times can be and we particularly love how this booster seat rotates so you can easily turn your child to face any direction. One unique feature which is sure to interest mums and dads is the fact it’s the only booster seat to feature an infant cradle design, so it’s ideal as an early baby feeding aid, too!
And finally ...
… For handy weaning advice, we recommend (6) Baby at the Table: A 3-step Guide to Weaning the Italian Way available from Amazon (RRP £16.99). It’s from the Chiappa sisters who you’re probably already familiar with for their series on Channel 4 and their YouTube Channel dedicated to home cooked Italian meals. It’s a great kitchen companion focussing on weaning babies while enjoying one meal for the whole family to prevent fussy eaters.