If your baby is showing signs of readiness to start solids, then this article is for you.
The Tell Me Baby community has rated the products they’ve used when their little ones started solids and shared their opinions on what has or hasn’t worked for them.
Based on their feeding reviews, we’ve put together a list of the top products for starting solids that our community loves.
Winner in the best high chair category for the 2021 Tell Me Baby Awards, the Stokke Tripp Trapp Chair is designed to fit right up to your dining table so your little one can join in comfortably on family meals. Although on the more expensive side, many reviewers say it’s definitely worth it!
At the other end of the pricing scale is the IKEA Antilop Highchair. Parents love how cheap it is, and how easy it is to clean.
One parent wrote: “The IKEA highchair is a great price and I love that I can take this highchair outside and hose it down without worrying about ruining it.”
Read more IKEA Antilop Highchair reviews.
Another popular choice, the b.box Sippy Cup features a weighted straw that moves with the liquid, and a two-way valve that means no leaks.
One parent wrote: “The added weight on the base of the straw is really helpful as it means the drink can be consumed from any angle- including laying down.”
Read b.box Sippy Cup reviews.
No added sugar, juices or concentrates, Rafferty’s Garden Blueberries, Banana & Apple 4m+ is a fruit puree combo many babies love.
“These pouches are the only baby food my son would ever eat besides homemade and I truly believe it’s due to them containing no nasties,” wrote one parent.
Parents say the Baby Mum-Mum First Rice Rusks are a great snack. Reviewers love that they contain no nasties and dissolve easily, so they don’t have to worry about their baby choking.
Made from a soft material, the Tommee Tippee Closer to Nature Roll N Go Bib comes highly rated by parents. They love how easy it is to clean and of course that it catches food spills. One parent said the adjustable next strap was a plus, so the bib lasts longer as baby grows.
aden + anais Classic Burpy Bibs are made from 100% cotton muslin, are generously sized and absorbent. The fabric drapes over your baby’s shoulders and snaps at the back for a breathable bib that catches the sneakiest of side dribbles.
One parent said, “They are so versatile, gentle on bubs skin when wiping their face and just downright cute!”
Heinz Baby Basics Weaning Spoons are the perfect spoon for starting solids, They are super soft, so bub won’t hurt themselves when eating.
One mum said, “Nice for little ones to have a bit of a nibble on in between mouthfuls too as they are so gentle on the gums.”
The IKEA KALAS Bowls are colourful, impact-resistant, scratch-resistant and grip-friendly, making them perfect for children when starting solids.
“We absolutely love these bowls! They are such a great size for portioning out all my bubs meals,” one parent wrote, adding, “They wash really well in the dishwasher and are also super easy to stack up and put away.”
Read IKEA KALAS Bowl reviews.
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