Simple & Safe Baby-Led Weaning

Simple & Safe Baby-Led Weaning

How to Integrate Foods, Master Portion Sizes, and Identify Allergies

Popular book on baby-lead weaning (BLW): when what, and how! For practitioners looking for current evidence-based research on BLW and the 26 favorite natural foods to start with, how to keep food safe and foods to prohibit because of choking risk and how to navigate, recognize, and prevent food allergies or sensitivities.


Parents have asked and Malina has delivered an easy-to-follow, fun-to-read, well-researched guide to baby-led weaning. – Dr. Lauren Carton, MD 

Progressing past the baby food stage to solid food can be tricky to navigate, especially in new parents. Balancing the need for healthy foods with the threat of choking can be daunting…Loaded with tips, feeding guidelines, serving sizes, nutrition information, and suggested menus… – Kathleen Zelman, MPH, RDN, LD, Director of Nutrition for WebMD

Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN
Course Expiration Date: Apr-17-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 1.1.4, 2.1.3, 4.1.2, 4.2.7, 8.1.1, 8.1.2
Product Name

Book Only (2600)

Regular price $15.00 $15.00

9.75 CE Online Test Only (2601W)

Regular price $80.00

9.75 CE Book & Online Test (2602W)

Regular price $90.00

Book Details

Author Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN
Year Published 2020
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Rockridge Press
ISBN 978-1646111947
Format Paperback
Page Count 144
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 9.75 CE Online Test Only: 175876
  • 9.75 CE Book & Online Test: 175876

Course Objectives

Level 1 CPE

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based 

Upon completion of this course, the user will be able to:

  1. Discuss the ideal duration and considerations for mother and baby for successful breastfeeding.
  2. Identify three ways to minimize picky eating and when it often begins to happen.
  3. Explain four ways to minimize having an infant choke while eating.
  4. List five common foods that are coking risks for an infant during self-feeding.
  5. Describe how and when possible allergic foods should be introduced to minimize having an allergic reaction.
  6. List three common symptoms of an allergic reaction in an infant or child.
  7. Describe three usual steps in baby-led weaning.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
American College of Sports Medicine

Why We Chose This Book

Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, has brought a topic of great interest to new mothers and other care-givers in the family. This book was suggested by one of our RDN customers.

About the Author

Malina Malkani, MS, RDN, CDN, is a mother of three and owner of a nutrition lifestyle company and private practice ( She is a sought-after nutrition media consultant and expert.