Baby Led Weaning First Foods
First Time Mum's Chat


036: Questions on Baby Led Weaning First Foods and Poop

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During their baby’s earliest days, many mums are spooked by the different colors of poop they are faced with and they often ask me about first foods and what to give their baby. Today, I’m delighted to welcome back Bekah Shephard, nurse and author of ‘a Nurse in Your Purse’ and we talk all about baby led weaning first foods and poop.

Bekah shares some of her vast knowledge on these topics and you’ll hear lots of insights from the front lines including:-

  • What colors of poop to expect and when you are advised to seek outside help.
  • Foods to give your baby to help them with constipation.
  • When should you start your baby on solids.
  • How to test their first foods to ensure there are no allergic reactions of any kind before including them in their diet.

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About Bekah Shephard

Bekah Shephard

Bekah is a Registered Nurse and has worked with pediatric patients and their families for over ten years. Her debut guidebook was born from her desire to help moms feel more confident when it comes to the common health issues they’re likely to encounter with their infants.

A Nurse in Your Purse clearly lays out the answers to the frequently asked questions about infant health care in an easy to understand way. It’s a quick guide to ease those middle of the night worries for new moms when they don’t know what to do for things like spit up, fevers, stuffy noses and so much more.

Bekah is married to her highschool sweetheart and is a mom of two tiny bosses. She’s also a graphic designer, a business owner, loves her coffee, can’t live without kombucha, and enjoys the simple things in life with her family.

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