Solid Starts app

Solid Starts app is designed for people wanting information and support to introduce first foods to babies and progress through food textures stages in the early years.

Solid Starts By SolidStarts LLC
  • Ability to search food database
  • Wide range of foods on database
  • Nutrition tips
  • Suggestions on how to serve the food or different stages
  • Recipes
  • Video examples of babies trying the specific foods

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Country of origin USA
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Security and privacy Does the app:
  • collect medical information? No
  • require a login? Yes
  • have password protection? password required for initial sign up but not when reopening app
  • have a privacy policy? Yes
  • require internet access? Yes
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Cost Free; option to subscribe $US15.99/year
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What does the app do?

Solid Starts is a food database app which provides users with guidance on what foods to introduce to babies and when. The app provides a database of foods and each food is classified based on allergen status and nutrition rating. Additionally the app provides detailed answers to frequently asked nutrition question and tips regarding the food, images and description on how to serve the food to different age babies and children, video demonstrations of the children eating the food, recipes and flavour pairing. Purchased subscription allows for recording food, ability to record reactions and notes, save favourite foods and track milestones.

For the complete app description, go to the app website(external link), Google Play(external link), App Store(external link) or, for a more detailed review, see Reviews.


✔ Sufficient food database.

 Evidence-based nutrition tips and information.

 Practical ideas on how to make and serve foods for different ages and stages.

✘ The app provides information on “baby-led weaning” which should be interpreted with caution.

 Ability to log food only available with subscription.

Review details

Date of review: March 2023
Platform reviewed: Android
Version: 2.1.2

Related topics

New Zealand-based apps
Apps about children's nutrition
Baby – starting solids
Baby – all topics
Baby – feeding and nutrition
Nutrition apps
Helping children develop a positive relationship with food
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Reviewed by: Frances Arenhold, Registered Dietitian

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