9 different ways people wean their babies across the world


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Vegetable purees and carrot sticks are often the go-to baby foods when we’re weaning our babies off breastmilk, but is this the same as other cultures and countries around the world? We take a look at some of the common first solid meals babies enjoy around the globe, from India to Peru.

9 First foods from around the world:

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1) Japan

Most parents start their babies on baby rice porridge known as okayu, graduating onto carrot or pumpkin puree as the weeks pass. Japanese babies are no stranger to nutritious miso soup either, which they commonly begin enjoying from their first birthday.​

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