What You Need to Know About First Foods
Preparing for + Introducing Solids Guide

Check out our favorite tips to feed little ones 5 to 8 months (ish).

Get Ready

What do the experts say about when to start?

All the experts have different opinions. We summarize and help you pick what’s right for your family.

How can I tell if my baby is ready for food?

So you think your baby is ready! Here’s what you need to know.

Should we try Baby Led Weaning?

Or BLW as the cool kids call it. We’ve got the science behind the approach plus the pros and cons.

How do I pick the right high chair?

You’re little one is growing! Make sure your high chair is helping, not hurting mealtime.

Can I raise my baby vegan or vegetarian?

Here’s what you need to pay attention to if you want to raise a little vegan.

Should I make or buy baby food?

This is a big question for all families! Make? Buy? Or both?

The goal: try a lot of new foods, tastes, textures

What you need to know about getting dirty and a healthy gut.

Where can I get first foods help?

Need some guidance on where to start? We’re here for you.

Get Started

mom breastfeeding a baby

What about breastfeeding, bottles + feeding?

How to balance breast and bottle while feeding with food.

What foods cause choking?

Learn what foods are no go foods and which ones can be modified to be safe.

What’s the best FIRST bite?

Fruits or veggies? Does it even matter? 

Do I need to wait 3-5 days to introduce new foods?

This is an old school recommendation. We summarize the science.

Is my baby hungry?

Your baby is born an intuitive eater. Learn to recognize the cues those cues!

What do senses have to do with first foods?

Learn how the senses play a role in first foods.

Is there arsenic in rice cereal?

Heavy metals and baby food. Here is what you need to know about cereal as first foods.

Self feeding FTW

8 months is the time where both puree and BLW converge. Here’s what you need to know.

Food Allergy Tips

New rules about introducing peanuts

Early and often is the recommendation. Here’s what you need to know.

Are food allergies preventable?

Here’s what you need to know about preventing food allergies.

Tips to introduce peanuts and other allergens

From bottle to sippy to cup. Learn about introduction, timing, and tips.

Is my baby at higher risk for food allergies?

Need help along the way? Fooblie is here for you.

Get Help + Troubleshooting

Baby Food 1 on 1

Get help from an expert to make a plan for solid foods.

Balancing food and breastfeeding

Talk to someone who can help you update your new schedule.

Early Introduction

Want to talk through this with a coach? We’re here for it.


Need help along the way? Fooblie is here for you.