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Best Foods for Baby

Babies Feeding Parenting

Best Foods for Baby

Last week we discussed how you could tell that your child is ready to start eating solid foods (read that post here). So the next question is, if the signs say she's ready, what foods should you start introducing?  Texture To start, the foods you introduce to baby should have a texture not too different from the breast milk or formula he's used to. Foods should be pureed, and possibly blended with some of the breast milk or formula. This will help him figure out how to swallow this new sensation. As he's getting the hang of it, you can start...

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How do I know my baby is ready for solid foods?

Babies Feeding Parenting

How do I know my baby is ready for solid foods?

At some point during your child's first year, he will be ready to start eating solid foods. But how do you know when the right time is to introduce it? Here are some clues: AgeTypically, it's said that babies are ready to start eating solid foods between the age of 4-8 months. But generally speaking, it's more important to pay attention to the signs your baby is giving you, than her age. Motor SkillsDoes your baby: Hold his head up unsupported? Sit up on his own? Lose the tongue-thrust reflex? These are all signs that your baby might be ready...

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