Are you looking for a meal that can be prepared for the whole family? This is a family-friendly recipe that includes a puree for babies in Stages Two and Three.
Like so much about having a new baby in the house, dental care may seem daunting. It's important though. Early preventative care will help your little one establish good habits and prevent traumatic dental care issues from cropping up any time during life.
Do you want your little one to enjoy all the foods the rest of the family likes? Do you worry you'll have a toddler who only wants mac and cheese or hot dogs? Learn how to use developmental windows of opportunity (heightened fascination with colorful objects and the tendency to put everything in her mouth)to encourage a life-long appreciation of the foods of your culture.
So baby is leaning toward the baked chicken on your plate. She really wants a bite! You're afraid she might choke on a hunk of it. What's a mom to do? How about make up a batch of "perfect chicken puree" for your baby, freeze it in meal-sized portions, and thaw one out to offer at mealtime?
My question is my daughter is 2½ months old. She is only eating breast milk (no formula). Well, people are trying to get me to feed my baby rice cereal but I read that if you start a baby on cereal to early it can cause allergies later on in life. Should I wait until she is 4 months or start her now. She weighs 13 pounds 3 ounces.
The first foods you should feed your baby are those that are easily digested and least likely to trigger an allergic reaction. Opinions vary, but the most often recommended first foods are baby rice cereal, avocado, sweet potato, ripe banana, and if your baby is older, millet cereal and yogurt.
When introducing baby solid foods at six months of age, you can be more flexible with the order of foods given to your baby. Offer your baby a variety of plain nutritious foods, keeping in mind the main points listed.
She is showing definite signs of being ready to start solids. In fact, yesterday she dove toward your plate and attempted to help herself. You've decided today is a fine day for an introduction to the world of food.
Is your baby ready for solids? Find out which developmental and physiological milestones signal a readiness.
Feeding your baby real solid food after six months of breastmilk (or formula) is an exciting time, for you and for him. As you approach this transition, there are some questions you'll want to ask yourself.