just a quick addition to the "R" debate from yesterday. i had a message from a linguist who said that pronunciation of the letter r is not related to how a baby feeds. i have linked to the forum post as i think it is interesting (i hope you don't mind Nicki):
language development post from Nicki on babycentre
i have a good mind to go back to the health visitor and make a fuss about this. it's terrible that this kind of ignorance is being passed on to mums as gospel.
baby led weaning is when you forego the purees and go straight in at the deep end with appropriate finger foods. the gill rapley guidelines for baby led weaning are accessible through our links list. this is our nearly baby led weaning diary. the best place to start is at the bottom and work your way up. enjoy! hilly and charlotte.