Health Education

Starting Baby on Solids: Let Baby Lead the Way (Providence)

Ascension Providence How to know your baby is ready for solid foods, how to start, and more!



Breastfeeding Success is pleased to announce that Starting Solids: Let Baby Lead the Way will be held online as a live virtual class. This class will allow you to learn, meet other families, and to get your questions addressed in real time. Participants will be sent an email including a Google Meet link prior to their scheduled class.

The fee to attend is $40 per family. Breastfeeding Success offers financial assistance if your insurance carrier does not cover the cost of the class and you have documented financial need. Please call 512-808-0237 with any questions or for help with scheduling. We look forward to seeing you in class!

PLEASE NOTE: Your insurance may cover the cost of this class. Use coupon code USEINSURANCE if you have Aetna, United, Blue Cross Blue Shield, HealthSmart or HEB Blue Cross Blue Shield, or ARC Employee Health Plan. Using the coupon code is not a guarantee of coverage, but the charges will be submitted to your insurance company for acceptance. You will be responsible for any charges not covered.

Starting Solids: Let Baby Lead the Way

This is a 2 hour class that will help you start feeding your baby nutritious foods with confidence.

You will be introduced to the concept of Baby Led Weaning as an approach for babies who are starting to eat solid foods.
It’s all about letting your baby explore tastes and textures and sharing meals together as a family.
In this workshop, we will discuss ideal first foods and how to prepare foods that are nutritionally beneficial to your baby.

About the instructor....

Janel Davis is a registered dietitian, receiving her B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Oklahoma State University. She completed her dietetic internship at Saint Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. Janel has over 15 years experience as a registered dietitian, working primarily in pediatric and neonatal nutrition. She enjoys spending time with her three children and staying active outdoors.

If registration cannot be finalized on your cell phone please use your desktop or laptop.

You will receive an email confirmation upon your online enrollment. If you need to cancel your class, we request that you notify us as soon as possible so that others who are on the waiting list might have an opportunity to attend the class. We cannot refund unless the cancellation is made at least 3 business days prior to the start of the class. The classes rarely cancel but we reserve the right to cancel if there is not adequate enrollment. In this event, an attempt will be made to place you in another class, or you will receive a refund.

For further information please email or call 512-808-0237. Our staff will return calls as soon as possible.

Read below for a message from Ascension Providence.

At Ascension Providence our top priority is the health and safety of our patients, providers, associates, and communities. As cases of COVID-19 increase across the U.S., Ascension continues to aggressively respond to this evolving situation to protect our associates and those who we are privileged to serve. We regularly treat patients with infectious diseases and our clinical teams are highly trained in infection prevention protocols. Ascension is closely monitoring COVID‐19 developments and working daily in partnership with our local and state health departments and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

After much discernment regarding the best course of action to limit possible exposure to this virus and in an abundance of caution, we have decided it is in the best interest of our associates and the community to temporarily postpone or reschedule to an online platform all upcoming hospital maternity tours and classes, until further notice. We will share relevant updates with you by email. In the meantime, please visit to watch a video tour of our maternity unit.

Other Dates and Times

WhenDate Time Registration
January 24, 2023
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
February 28, 2023
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
March 28, 2023
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.