Editor’s Shopping Basket: Weaning

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by Stephanie Spencer |
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In the hot seat this month and straight from Mother&Baby's Editor's shopping basket, Stephanie Anthony shares her weaning essential buys.

When it comes to weaning it can be a bit overwhelming with so many products and different techniques, from veg-led to batch cooking, purees to baby-led. However there are a few essential items that will really help you with your little one's weaning journey.

Taking a look at what ASDA have on offer, Stephanie has a variety of products for whatever way of weaning works best for you and your little one...

Highchair: Bebe Style Classic 2 in 1 Highchair & Junior Chair, RRP £14.98


Bebe Style's Classic 2 in 1 Highchair features an all round plastic seat and 5 point harness ensuring the highest safety. The bottom legs click off and you can also remove the tray to make a junior chair. I love the simple wipe clean white plastic tray and seat so that the inevitable mess is easily cleaned up!

Wipes: Huggies Pure Extra Care Baby Wipes, RRP £4


Huggies® Pure ‘Extra Care' Baby Wipes, made with even more skin loving natural* fibres, gently clean and protect baby's delicate skin. With 99% pure water and no fragrance, being hypoallergenic and clinically tested. The purity of water and the touch of Huggies provides gentle, natural care for your baby.

Bib: ASDA Little Angels Out & About Bendy Bib, RRP £3.70


This out and about bendy bib is perfect for fuss-free mealtimes whether you're at home or feeding on-the-go.

Snack feeder: Munchkin Baby food feeder, RRP £5

snack feeder

For introducing pureed foods to little ones – easy to hold in little hands.

Bowls: Munchkin 3 stay put suction bowls, RRP £7.97


These clever bowls have suctions to the table to stop baby throwing them off the high chair, and a set of three means you're all set for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Insulated thermos: Badabulle Thermobox Stainless Steel Cold/Hot Insulated Box - 350 ml, RRP £16.99


With its stainless steel double walls, the Thermobox keeps food hot (for up to 7 hours) as well as cold (for up to 5 hours). Purées, compotes or ham paste will be at just the right temperature to delight your little one's taste buds!
This insulated box has a large opening, making it easy to fill and clean. It has an airtight screw top with a silicone seal. 
Really compact, the Thermobox has a capacity of 350ml. There's plenty of room for a meal for a child aged 1, 2 or 3, or even for twins!

Inflatable seat: Nuby Penguins sit up inflatable seat, RRP £26.99

nuby penguins

This seat is perfect for weaning on the go. Simply inflate it when you need it to make it into a comfy little armchair and deflate it to pack it away if you're taking it on your travels.

Feeding set: Badabulle Coral Yummy Meal Set - 7 Piece Meal Set & Baby Bib Included, RRP £22.99

feeding set

Make mealtimes fun and colourful with the Badabulle yummy lunch set. Includes cutlery, a plate, a cup, a bowl & large velcro bib designed with lovable characters on each! The entire set is microwave-safe and dishwasher-proof. Wash the adjustable bib in the washing machine at 30°.

Bib set: Printed bibs 5 pack, RRP £3.50

bib set

This five pack of bibs means you'll have plenty even if they get covered in your little one's taste experiments. Easy to wash with a variety of bright colours and patterns.

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