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Tips & Advice to Make CMPA Weaning An Enjoyable Time For You & Baby

CMPA weaning is a milestone fraught with new challenges. Weaning with CMPA in mind is completely different to introducing solids to a baby not afflicted by allergies.

Safe and Fun CMPA Weaning For Your Dairy-Free Baby

CMPA weaning | image shows a happy baby boy sitting in a high chair eating an apple. The kitchen units are white and there are green plants with blue flowers and a bowl of red strawberries on the counter.

Suddenly having to monitor what foods my daughter ate was a whole new dimension of stress.

When it came time to start introducing my daughter to foods directly, I felt quite panicked.

Because my daughter was sometimes cared for by other people, I no longer had absolute control over our diets. 

Suddenly having to monitor what foods my daughter ate was a whole new dimension of stress.

Know that these anxieties are completely valid and understandable. One of the most important things you can do at this time is to take steps to ensure your child’s health – and your own confidence in it.

Baby eating a plate of vegetables.

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Your child relies on you to advocate for their health.

Firstly, it’s vital that you only leave your child with people who you can trust not to deviate from the diet you set.

While mistakes can occur with even the most meticulous parent, a naïve grandparent or other well-meaning but ultimately reckless caregiver is the last thing you need right now.

Your child relies on you to advocate for them and since their health is at stake, It is not wrong of you to set very firm boundaries. This will also help you to feel more comfortable.

Keeping a clear picture of exactly what your child is eating will ensure you’re able to keep track of any reactions and possible triggers.

Tips to Make CMPA Weaning An Enjoyable Time For You & Baby

Tips and advice to ensure weaning is a fun and enjoyable time for you and your dairy-free baby.

Read more: How to safely follow baby led weaning.

Weaning a CMPA baby can be a daunting prospect, but with some forward planning and lots of breastfeeding and CMPA support, you can ensure it is the exciting milestone it should be for you and your little one. Best of luck!