Babies should be introduced to solid food at about 6 months old. Please have a look at the Start4Life website for guidance about what food to offer.
Good nutrition in the early years can support children to develop long term healthy eating habits. The resources below provide some guidance around good food choices and age-appropriate portion sizes for young children.
The NHS Eat Well guide makes healthy eating easier to understand by giving a visual representation of the foods needed for a balanced diet.
Respecting customs and culture is very important when it comes to nutrition. Have a look at the following adapted Eatwell Guides which might correspond better with some of the food you are having at home:
Young children have a natural tendency to become choosy about the food they eat as they enter toddlerhood. This can be a frustrating and worrying time for parents. We have selected a list of resources to support your little one to be more adventurous around food. It is important to remember there is not a one size fits all solution and some strategies will work better with some children than others.