How to introduce your baby to solid foods

Your baby’s first solid foodsHow to wean your baby

Introducing your baby to solid foods – sometimes called weaning should start when your baby is around 5 to 6 months old.
This guides you on how to introduce your baby to solid foods.
a guide to weaning recommendations in  English and Japanese.

When to start weaning:
The best time to start weaning is when your baby has gained control of its head, can sit with support, shows interest in food, does not push his or her tongue out so much when a spoon or other utensil is put in the mouth (i.e. weaker feeding reflexes), and so forth.

Last reviewed on March 31, 2021

City of Sapporo Nutrition Education Information