Introducing the Best Baby Feeding Products for Starting Solids: A Guide to Choosing the Perfect Feeding Accessories
Starting solids is a momentous event in a baby’s first year, and ensuring the best feeding products is essential. In the past, using a silver katori and spoon was common, but they had drawbacks like lack of heat resistance and easy tarnishing, posing maintenance challenges. Additionally, the hard spoons could potentially harm a baby’s soft palate.
Fortunately, the market now offers a wide range of high-quality, BPA-free feeding products that are both user-friendly and easy to maintain. This article aims to showcase the top baby feeding products for starting solids, carefully curated to suit your budget and preferences.
As a parent who embarked on this journey four years ago with my son, I vividly recall the struggle of finding the ideal feeding accessories by scouring numerous baby shops. Thankfully, online shopping has simplified the process, and for my recently introduced daughter, I conducted thorough research to select the perfect feeding bowls and spoons from the comfort of my home.
Join me as we explore the comprehensive list of the best baby feeding products for starting solids, resulting from my intensive research and driven by the desire to provide your baby with nothing but the best.
Tips to select the best baby feeding products for starting solids
1. Ensure both the bowl and spoons are BPA free.
2. Bowls with suction base work good for both traveling and baby led weaning.
3. Bowl with compartments helps in feeding two different foods simultaneously without the mess.
4. Spoons with soft silicon tips are preferred.
5. Spoons should be with a firm grip handle so as when the baby starts feeding by herself, she can hold the spoon easily.
List of best baby feeding products for starting solids
The Mee Mee Stay Warm Plate is one of the first product I found in my research and it claims to have the features as below
Items Included – 1 plate.
- It is made of BPA free plastic.
- It has 2 compartments and so 2 different foods can be tried at a time.
- Plate is fitted with a special suction pad, and can be fitted firmly to any smooth surface (works out great for blw)
- Firm grip handles on either side.
- Keeps the food warm for 30 minuutes.
- Easy to clean and sterilize.
First Cry currently offers a discount of 21% on the MRP. (as on September 3 2014)
Nuby easy grip bowl comes with a spoon and claims to have an ergonomically designed plate and spoon. the product claims to have the features as below
Content – 1 bowl and 1 spoon
- It is made of BPA-free plastic.
- It is easy to hold and the ergonomic design of thumb rest allows the bowl to be held in either hand in a comfortable position.
- It comes seal tight lid and with an automatic steam vent system that allows the bowl to be microwaved safely.
- The bowl comes with a long handle spoon making feeding time easier for mom and babies.
- The spoon has an easy-slide bottom to ensure smooth movement over any surface.
The Nuby easy grip bowl with feeding spoon is easily available in all online baby stores.
3. Piyo Piyo 8 piece set Weaning Tableware
This is a good and cost effective product from PiyoPiyo with 8 pieces of table ware. They claim to have the features
- Water drinking bowl with spout lid
- Fresh Bowl with transparent lid
- Juice/Soup spoon with wide spoon base
- Fruit puree spoon with small contoured design
- Fresh Semitransparent Lid
- Dining Tray
- It is BPA free.
- They are cold and heat resistant
- Bowls have detachable slip proof pads for the base.
- Spoons have soft tips
Available in Amazon ( with discount ) and Redlily
This is a very simple yet useful feeding bowl with good reviews.
This bowl claims to have the features of
Content – One bowl and one spoon.
- Made of BPA-free food grade plastic.
- It has 2 compartments, one for mashing the food and one for serving the food.
- It has a handy baby friendly spoon.
- It is easy to carry during travel for preparing baby food.
It is available in all online stores and has many combo packs too.
Duck Suction base bowl is yet another simple bowl with a suction base.
It claims to have the features of
Content – 1 bowl
- It is designed to stick to non-porous surfaces.
- It’s super suction power helps in preventing messy mealtimes.
- Easy to hold handles with a tight lid.
It is available in all online stores like Amazon, firstcry.
Spoons are available in all shapes and sizes, chose a spoon that has a soft tip and such that it can hold the food for the baby to feed on it. There are heat sensor spoons also available which change color when exposed to hot food. I have a Mee Mee Heat sensor spoon, will post a review soon.
All these products were selected through online only, yet to review them individually, will post a detailed review of individual products soon.
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