Starting solids and an inspirational new picture book for parents

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 16 February 2016

29 mins

How do you know your baby’s ready to give up the white stuff and tackle solids? One Handed Cooks’ nutritionist Jess Beaton chats signs you should look for and puree recipes. Plus, author Beth Taylor explains the birth of You’re Doing Great Baby, a picture book she co-wrote with husband Jeff Edwards to help parents get through those difficult first months. 

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