happy baby after starting solids at around 6 months

Starting Solids

(5 - 12 months)

30 minute phone consultation to get to know each other prior to our first appointment

In-home/café visits with email/text follow up throughout the duration of your package – total support

Each appointment is 1.5 hours

These appointments are above and beyond your regular midwife and Well Child Nurse visits

NOTE: Timings can be changed i.e. 3 appointments over month 5-6 and further 3 appointments around 8 months

1. The Little Foodie

(Six appointments)

4 months – First appointment

  • Meet and greet, get to know each other and follow up on phone conversation. Discuss your expectations around starting solids and the importance of not introducing too early. We’ll discuss meal planning and preparing. Also, touch on any other baby-related sleep, settling, feeding issues or question you might have.

5-6 months – Second appointment

  • Your second visit looks at actually starting solids and can be the first time you offer food. We’ll look at choking vs. gagging, introduction of allergens and progression of foods depending on feeding method (baby led vs. conventional).

6-7 months – Third appointment

  • This appointment, around a month after baby’s first introduction to foods, looks at a moving onto new textures/foods. Assess any other baby questions or issues you’re going through at the moment.

8-9 months – Fourth appointment

  • This visit happens around six weeks after your last appointment when baby will generally be progressing onto more family-based foods. Again, we can assess and discuss any other baby questions or issues you’re having at present.

10-11 months – Fifth appointment

  • Around 6 weeks after your last appointment, we will be looking at moving onto new foods and textures. We’ll look at your baby’s nutritional needs and plan accordingly for the upcoming months.

12 months – Sixth appointment

  • Your final visit looks at bigger nutritional changes that will happen and changes in dietary requirements moving forward beyond baby’s first year. We’ll also look at calcium intake and potential moving onto or swapping to formula/fresh milk.

$1,300.00Add to basketView Cart

2. The Sous-Chef

(Three appointments)

4 months – First appointment

  • Meet and greet, get to know each other and follow up on phone conversation. Discuss your expectations around starting solids and the importance of not introducing too early. We’ll discuss meal planning and preparing. Also, touch on any other baby-related sleep, settling, feeding issues or questions you may have.

5-6 months – Second appointment

  • Your second visit looks at actually starting solids and can be the first time you offer food. We’ll look at choking vs. gagging, introduction of allergens and progression of foods depending on feeding method (baby led vs. conventional).

6-7 months – Third appointment

  • This appointment is around a month after baby’s first introduction to foods and looks at a moving onto new textures/foods. Assess any other baby questions or issues you’re going through at the moment.

$700.00Add to basketView Cart

3. The Taster

(Two appointments)

4 months – First appointment

  • Meet and greet, get to know each other and follow up on phone conversation. Discuss your expectations around starting solids and the importance of not introducing too early. We’ll discuss meal planning and preparing. Also, touch on any other baby-related sleep, settling, feeding issues or questions you may have.

5-6 months – Second appointment

  • Your second visit looks at actually starting solids and can be the first time you offer food. We’ll look at choking vs. gagging, introduction of allergens and progression of foods depending on feeding method (baby led vs. conventional).

$500.00Add to basketView Cart

The Additive

(Single appointment)

Individual appointment as needed for parents/mothers needing help with starting solids.
Can be used as a one off or added to any of the packages above i.e. around 8 months when progressing with foods.
You will receive an email follow up.

1.5 hours

$250.00Add to basketView Cart

About

For me, Blossom is about preparing parents for the uncertainty and hiccups along the journey. Calm, supported parents often feel adaptable, able to cope with change, that parenting is just another step in their life.

Contact

P. +64 21 141 0638
E. hello@blossombaby.co.nz
L: Auckland based, International stretch