The first randomised clinical trial of self feeding wasn't as promising as hoped. Here's my take on why, and why it remains such a hot topic for every Uni in the world that's interested in obesity prevention.
Self feeding is still a valid infant obesity intervention: why else would the same people still be researching it? The first clinical trial on baby led weaning concluded that more research is needed, and choking risk of grabbable foods is the limiting factor. Mashblox provides infant self-feeding aid for age-appropriate textures. […]
As Alix explains the inspiration behind mashblox, the toddler was using the apple both as food and as a fun ball to roll along on the ground. He might have just been playing, but that toddler had unknowingly inspired Alix to create something that could change the way children eat, forever.
If you have an idea, just start. Find out who can help you make it happen, listen to them and get involved. Accept and make peace with not knowing everything about whatever you’re doing – you’ll learn what you need as you need it.