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Nothing could be cuter than a baby with food smeared all over her, but the mouth! Weaning a baby is an important milestone and indicates that your little pumpkin is growing. When it comes to introducing solids to your munchkin, you should be ready to have more food on you and her than inside her mouth! You always want to give the best first food to the baby.
The baby is so small and cute, imagine how big would the stomach be? And with the still-developing digestive system, you need to ensure that her first foods are unlikely to be allergens and are easy to digest. It is definitely an important responsibility of the parent to start solids safe and right. You cannot afford to make trial and error in this process. So first check for symptoms that your baby is ready for solids.
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The baby should have completed 6 months, some babies do sprout teeth in their 4 months, which again is a right time to introduce solids.
Once your baby reaches the above milestones, she can join you at the dinner table. However, start with a one meal per day concept for the first few weeks and slowly increase numbers, along with the new item.
Refrain from adding salt and sugar to your baby’s food thinking her food would be bland. Remember, the baby does not know sweet and salt, so she does not miss it.
Below are a few highly recommended and healthy baby foods that are best while you start solids. (Given in order).
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In the first few weeks do not give your baby mixed foods, except for rice and dal water. Try a given food for at least 3 days before starting a new food. Notice closely how your baby reacts after a particular food to get cues on what she likes and dislikes.
The above are a few foods that are highly baby-safe and easy to digest. A few tips below can help to make eating habits easier and healthier.
All the best to start solids to your little Angel! Happy Parenting!
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