Weaning information sources

BDA, 2013. Complementary Feeding: introduction of solid food to an infant’s diet Policy Statement B-300/8a. [online] Available at: www.bda.uk.com/policies/WeaningPolicyStatement.pdf [Accessed 7 May 2013]

Butte NF, Lopez-Alarcon MG, Garza C (2002) Nutrient adequacy of exclusive breastfeeding for the term infant during the first six months of life. WHO, Geneva

Department of Health (1994) Weaning and the Weaning Diet. Report on Health and Social Subjects 45. HMSO, London

Fewtrell M, Lucas A, Morgan JB (2003) Factors associated with weaning in full term and preterm infants. Arch Dis Chil Neonatal Ed 88, F296-F301

Foote KD, Marriott LD (2003) Weaningof infants. Arch Dis Child 88, 488-92

Hamlyn B, Brooder S, Lleinkova K et al (2002): Infant Feeding Survey 2000. TSO, London

NHS Choices. Vitamins for children [online] Available at: www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/vitamins-for-children.aspx  [Accessed 3 April 2013]

NHS Start for Life (2011) Introducing solid foods [online] Available at: www.nhs.uk/start4life/documents/pdfs/introducing_solid_foods.pdf [Accessed 4 November 2014]

World Health Organisation (2001) The Optimal Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding. A Systematic Review.[online] Available at: www.who.int/nutrition/publications/optimal_duration_of_exc_bfeeding_report_eng.pdf [Accessed 2/5/14]


Corresponds with Weaning Food Fact Sheet written by Elaine Farell, Dietitian. Updated by Jacqui Lowdon, Dietitian, both on behalf of the BDA Paediatric Group.

© BDA April 2013. Review date April 2016. Version 4.