Three of the best baby weaning books

Being such an important issue and significant stage in your baby’s development, there has been a copious amount of books written about weaning a baby. Seeking help and advice from a book is a sensible move and one that can help make the weaning process considerably more successful.

Although with such a vast amount of such literature available, it is difficult to know which book to turn to for advice about weaning. To help you make your decision, we have located three of the best baby weaning books available to assist in happy, smooth and stress-free weaning.

The Contented Little Baby Book of Weaning – Gina Ford

The Contented Little Baby Book of Weaning has been given five stars out of five by Amazon. Written by Gina Ford, a British author on parenting methods and a former maternity nurse, who is renowned for her ‘strict’ but effective methods, the book provides “no-nonsense methods of weaning”, which, according to The Telegraph, “are turning modern thinking on its head”.

This best-selling baby weaning book is definitely worthy of a read, particularly if your bundle of joy is reluctant to give up the milk in exchange for solid food!

Weaning – Annabel Karmel

Annabel Karmel is one of the UK’s leading baby and child nutritionists and many parents maintain that her expertise and advice in the field has helped them immensely when it has come to weaning their baby.

Annabel Karmel’s Weaning book covers every aspect of the whole weaning process, from which spoon to use, allergy advice, the best time of day to introduce solids, 50 delicious pureed recipes and menu planners, and how to deal with fussy eaters.

Baby-led Weaning: Helping your Baby to Love Good Food – Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett

Gill Rapley is a health visitor, who single-handedly developed the concept of baby-led weaning. Her book, Baby-led Weaning: Helping your Baby to Love Good Food, which has been co-written by freelance writer and advocator of baby-led weaning, Tracey Murkett, covers every aspect of a method of weaning, which, as The Guardian put it, “is surely much more exciting to be able to exercise a bit of control over your diet.”