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Tips for Introducing Foods to Baby


  • The best time to try is when your child has just woken up from a nap and is well rested.
  • Spit happens- remember bibs are for spit up
  • Because every child is different, always check with your child’s pediatrician before introducing new foods.
  • Give your baby your undivided attention during mealtime.
  • Use a rubber tipped spoon, or hand feed.
  • Don’t be afraid to experiment, use herbs and spices
  • Babies are fickle; they may like it today, but not tomorrow.
  • Watch for cues that he is full.
  • Stick to single, first foods for introduction.

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