Re: BLW or purees?
We planned to do BLW. We started at 6 months (no foods of any kind before then...only breastmilk). We did it until about 10 months at which point we switched to purees. They started choking and gagging on their foods so often that I was having serious anxiety and couldn't eat my own meals for freaking out.
If I was doing it over again we'd just start purees at 6months!