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BLW Watermelon: A sweet adventure for your baby

#SandiaFashionLovers dads, grandparents, aunts, uncles or anyone who wants to spoil a baby with watermelon: Today we’re going to talk about a fruit that is not only delicious, but also perfect for Baby Led Weaning (BLW)!

Yes, you guessed it right, it’s time to dive into the world of BLW watermelon! From how to offer BLW watermelon to your baby at 6 months to the most creative ways to introduce it into their diet, get pen and paper ready and let’s get started.

Offer BLW Watermelon at 6 months of age

We start with the right time to introduce this food into your child’s life.

BLW watermelon can be given from 6 months onwards, when your baby starts to explore new tastes and textures, watermelon can be an excellent food to add to their diet. Remember to start with small portions and always under adult supervision.

5 Ways to offer watermelon with BLW:

Now, let’s talk about fun: creative ways to offer watermelon to your baby with BLW! Here are some juicy ideas for your little one to enjoy:

Watermelon slices

Cut the watermelon into long, thin strips so that your baby can easily grasp them with his little hands and have fun exploring the texture and taste of this juicy fruit!

Frozen ice cubes

Want something refreshing for hot days? Try cutting watermelon into cubes and freezing them. Your baby will enjoy nibbling on these fresh and delicious little pieces.

Sachets of watermelon puree

Mash watermelon into smooth puree and fill into reusable feeding pouches. This is a great option for babies who prefer to slurp rather than bite.

Watermelon skewers

Make mealtime even more fun with watermelon skewers! Thread chunks of watermelon onto wooden sticks and let your little one explore and savour them.

Watermelon smoothie

Blend watermelon with a little plain yoghurt to create a smooth, creamy smoothie. It’s a great way to add a touch of protein to your baby’s diet while enjoying the sweetness of watermelon.

Remember to always follow BLW safety guidelines and make sure the watermelon pieces are soft and manageable enough for your little one. The key is to have fun while exploring new foods!

BLW watermelon is a delicious and nutritious way to introduce one of the most loved fruits into your baby’s diet. From handy slices to frozen cubes, the possibilities are endless! So get creative, have fun and enjoy this sweet adventure with your little explorer, because life with watermelon is more life and more flavour! 🍉✨