Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Qty:1
  • List Price: $15.95
  • Save: $4.88 (31%)
FREE Shipping on orders over $35.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com.
The Baby-Led Weaning Cook... has been added to your Cart
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Sold by dcgoodwill
Condition: Used: Good
Comment: A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact (including dust cover, if applicable). The spine and cover may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can This item was a donation to Goodwill of Greater Washington. Thanks for your order from Goodwill of Greater Washington.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 3 images

The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook: 130 Recipes That Will Help Your Baby Learn to Eat Solid Foodsand That the Whole Family Will Enjoy Paperback – April 3, 2012

4.3 out of 5 stars 153 customer reviews

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Price
New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Paperback
"Please retry"
$11.07
$9.19 $7.07

The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook: The Delicious Way to Reduce Inflammation and Stay Healthy by Amanda Haas
"The Anti-Inflammation Cookbook" by Amanda Haas
Explore this featured new release in Special Diet Cooking. Learn more | See related books

Frequently Bought Together

  • The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook: 130 Recipes That Will Help Your Baby Learn to Eat Solid Foodsand That the Whole Family Will Enjoy
  • +
  • Baby-Led Weaning: The Essential Guide to Introducing Solid Foods-and Helping Your Baby to Grow Up a Happy and Confident Eater
  • +
  • Baby Signs
Total price: $28.44
Buy the selected items together


Editorial Reviews

Review

“This engaging resource features lots of recipes to encourage baby independence during weaning and should match the popularity of the previous guide.”
Library Journal

About the Author

Gill Rapley, the pioneering champion of baby-led weaning, worked as a public health nurse for over twenty years and has also been a midwife, lactation consultant, and voluntary breastfeeding counselor. She is currently pursuing a PhD in infant feeding.


Tracey Murkett is a voluntary mother-to-mother breastfeeding helper and coauthor with Gill Rapley of Baby-Led Weaning and The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Image
Looking for the Audiobook Edition?
Tell us that you'd like this title to be produced as an audiobook, and we'll alert our colleagues at Audible.com. If you are the author or rights holder, let Audible help you produce the audiobook: Learn more at ACX.com.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: The Experiment (April 3, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9781615190492
  • ISBN-13: 978-1615190492
  • ASIN: 161519049X
  • Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.4 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,898 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
I was already well into the BLW process when we bought this book, but as an avid BLW evangelist, I had to have it anyway, for the lending library, at the very least.

I wish I could take my original BLW book back and get just this one instead. The first several chapters are, in essence, a re-hashing of the original BLW book, but explained in a much simpler way, laid out more nicely, and with visual aids (charts, graphs, and -- of course -- completely adorable pictures of babies). It does offer some nice bullet-pointed lists absent from the original book that are tremendously useful -- things like "What to Expect," "Keeping Mealtimes Safe," "Common Allergens," and the like, as well as charts of relevant feeding skills by age. Also, this book offers nice long lists of actual suggestions of a variety of first and second foods, which the original book did not.

Truthfully, it just looks nicer and reads more easily than the original book.

As for the recipe section, I think it's quite useful. I'm a fairly good cook and menu planner, and part of the point of going the BLW route was so that the baby could quickly transition to eating basically what we (the adults) were eating. However, I know that I found myself befuddled after having the baby in how to suddenly cook as a Mom. In the old days, I could spend all afternoon preparing complex and leisurely meals... the transition to quick, one-pot cookery was not a graceful (or particularly tasty) one for me, and trying to develop meals based on how quickly I could eat them with only one free hand was tricky, to say the least. It took me several months to really find my rhythm in the kitchen again, and I suspect this cookbook might've helped.
Read more ›
1 Comment 203 of 208 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
If you are considering purchasing the original baby-led weaning book, don't. After reading it, I told people it was useful but too long - it could be condensed into a pamphlet. Well, the beginning of this book is just that. It's a great summary of the first book and all you need for baby-led weaning.

I was at first disappointed in the recipes. For breakfast, they have recipes for oatmeal and french toast. Do those really require recipes? But as I read more, I was pleased to see so many different cultures represented. So far we've tried the oatmeal fingers (equal parts milk or water with oats, microwaved, and cut into spears), the bubble and squeak (for St. Patty's Day), and the Japanese Rice Balls (stuffed with cucumber and avocado).

As a vegetarian, I wish it had more veggie friendly main dishes, but there is a small section. I also have some concerns about some of the ingredients like soy, milk, and eggs. These are all foods I have read in other resources to avoid, but they're used over and over in these recipes. I have chosen to wait on these foods for my little guy, so will also have to wait on many of the recipes.

Overall a good book that gave me many ideas for what to cook that we can all enjoy.
Comment 72 of 73 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Paperback Verified Purchase
After borrowing the original "Baby Led Weaning" book and the previous edition of the cookbook from the library, I can confidently say that this cookbook is better and more useful than the BLW book. The first 40 pages of the cookbook cover thoroughly why baby led weaning is a good idea and basic tips. Really, any more than that (as in the BLW book) gets repetitive and dull. Then this cookbook has over 100 pages of recipes.

I like the recipes. The authors are British, and the recipes reflect a broad variety of tastes. Tonight we had "Fish Cakes" (pg 111) for dinner, which my husband declared to be surprisingly good for coming from a baby cookbook. My eight month old had a blast. I like that the recipes are written for "1 adult and 1 baby" or "2 adults and 1 baby" to be convenient for small families. I'm sure larger families could just double the recipes. The book is also pleasingly designed overall, but it would have been nice to have pictures of the food.

Just so you know, I'm not a baby led weaning die hard. My daughter eats jarred baby food at daycare, but we are trying baby led weaning at home for dinners and weekends. This book has helped me have more confidence about what and how I feed my daughter. I highly recommend it!
2 Comments 55 of 65 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
By Meg on March 17, 2013
Format: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase
I was looking for ideas for my 7 month old who would have nothing to do with baby food. After 3 months of trying to force feed him baby food I had basically decided I needed to try table foods, but was not sure how to go about it. He didn't have the fine motor skills for feeding himself bite-size pieces of food and I was worried about him choking, so this book was a great resource for me getting started. Some reviewers have said you could get all this information on the internet or that it's common sense, but for me having a thorough set of guidelines all in one place has been extremely helpful (I started with the internet and didn't find all the information I was looking for). I also took the advice of many reviewers who advised this over the original book, bc it opens with several chapters that give you all the informaion you need regarding "baby led weaning" and I agree. I actually haven't even used the recipes yet bc with the ideas in the first chapters I've been able to modify our family meals to suit my baby without needing any new recipes, but I read through them and plan on using some of them when I find the time! There's a lot of helpful information including healthy guidelines for babies (like they need as little salt as possible bc their kidneys aren't developed), preparing food to suit their developing fine motor skills at different stages, how babies learn to chew and swallow (including the difference between choking and gagging), and what to expect (a lot of playing and exploring food with their mouth with a gradual move toward more actual eating), etc.Read more ›
Comment 14 of 17 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook: 130 Recipes That Will Help Your Baby Learn to Eat Solid Foodsand That the Whole Family Will Enjoy
This item: The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook: 130 Recipes That Will Help Your Baby Learn to Eat Solid Foodsand That the Whole Family Will Enjoy
Price: $11.07
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com