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Single-centre blinded randomised control trial. Randomisation occurred after stratification for parity and maternal education using random-length blocks.
Patients: All expectant mothers were considered for recruitment in late pregnancy. Exclusion criteria included prematurity or congenital anomalies likely to affect feeding or growth.
Intervention: Baby-led introduction to solids (BLISS) group received eight additional contact points up to 9 months of age to provide education and support in keeping with baby-led weaning, compared with traditional spoon feeding.
Primary outcome: Differences in body mass index (BMI).
Secondary outcomes: Energy self-regulation, eating behaviours and energy intake.
Follow-up period: Twenty-four months. …
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.
Author note GK wrote the abstract andcommentary.
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