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Can I wean my baby if they have no teeth?

We get this question often. Parent's concerned if their baby is ready to wean down to having no teeth. The answer is YES, your baby can enjoy and consume foods without the need for teeth. It may seem impossible to us but babies can chew without any teeth. Your babies chewing process involves moving the jaw, tongue and cheek. (Teeth are an added bonus, used later on to breaking up more complex fibres.) Of course, what babies can chew will vary. Your babies gums are super strong and hard and able to manage the foods they will be served. You have to remember, what teeth come first? The front teeth! These teeth are not used for chewing foods and make no difference to the process.

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