+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 12 of 12
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,749
    Thanks
    3,338
    Thanked
    6,677
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Snowdrop View Post
    Aww thanks for the great ideas ladies!! I'll have to try some of those soon.

    When you mean the baby eats by themselves, so far that has been a messy experience for us as everything ends up under her bum and sticking to her clothes somehow. What kind of food do you give??
    Yes it's very messy in the beginning! From 6-12 months was the worst now at 18 months hardly any mess and he eats with a spoon and fork and kids chop sticks!
    As pp said we had full arm plastic bibs, plus those plastic bibs that have a lip on them that catch food! And put a plastic mat under his highchair and just put all his food on his tray - spagetti, curry, rice, fish, veggies everything we ate, he did with his fingers and hands , we gave him loaded spoons of yogurt and porridge

    when we went out to cafes or restaurants I would stick with ordering him toasted tuna and avocado sandwiches or just steamed veggies in the beginning as they made the least amount of mess and just would put small portions of what I was eating on his tray to minimize mess!

  2. #12
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Posts
    487
    Thanks
    115
    Thanked
    82
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Snowdrop View Post
    Aww thanks for the great ideas ladies!! I'll have to try some of those soon.

    When you mean the baby eats by themselves, so far that has been a messy experience for us as everything ends up under her bum and sticking to her clothes somehow. What kind of food do you give??
    I give all of the food that I mentioned already. DS gets very messy and isn't keen on bibs so I just put him in his highchair in his nappy and rinse him in the kitchen sink afterwards. As they get the hang of it you will see more food going in and less on the floor/walls/in their hair...

    The high chair is standing on our old shower curtain to save the carpet too.


 

Similar Threads

  1. DD is 10 months old and still refusing all food - help!
    By Mokeybear in forum Babies (7 - 12 months)
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 13-11-2012, 23:23
  2. Making own or bought baby food for #2+ baby
    By 2BlueBirds in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 29-09-2012, 22:15
  3. pnd when baby is almost 6 months old???
    By meljemillie in forum Postnatal depression
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12-04-2012, 16:04

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Life FertilityLife Fertility Clinic is a boutique fertility clinic located in Spring Hill, Brisbane. Our dedicated fertility and IVF ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Need adviceIntroductions
❤Joyous June/July TTC!❤Conception & Fertility General Chat
IVF/FET April & May chatConception & Fertility General Chat
Toddler friendly Sydney?General Travelling with Kids Tips
Recommend me a convertible booster car seat ☺Product Recommendations & Questions
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›