Child learning to eat by its own using Done by Deer dinnerware

Guide: From milk to independent eater

Transitioning your baby from milk to solid foods marks a significant milestone for both you and your little one.

And we're here to help you with this short guide.

Starting on the journey from milk or formular to solid foods is a huge milestone for your baby – and you!

So as you navigate the exciting journey of transitioning your child to independent eating, remember that with the right tools and a sprinkle of patience, mealtime can become a joyful experience for the whole family.

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Celebrate the small wins

Encourage your little one to explore new flavours, textures, and tastes, and celebrate their milestones, no matter how small.

Whether it's their first successful spoonful or attempt at using a cup, each achievement is a testament to their growing independence and confidence.

Boy learning to eat by himself using Done by Deer cutlery
Get messy

And yes, the journey to independent eating is paved with messy meals.

But hey, it’s part of their learning experience and luckily most surfaces (and babies) are easy to clean.

After all, it's not just about nourishing their bodies but also nurturing their curiosity and love for food.

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The right tools

With our range of specially designed tableware products for your little one, supporting your child's transition from milk to solid foods has never been easier.

From easy-grip cutlery designed for tiny hands to practical suction-based tableware, we're here to help you make every mealtime an enjoyable experience for your little one.

Happy eating!

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