It's time to start feeding your baby solid foods! What should you feed him first? Here you'll learn when to start solid foods, how to introduce solids and recognize allergies, what to start with, and more.
A baby drinks the majority of her calories until about 7 to 10 months. So at mealtime, feed breast milk or formula first, before the solid food. At about 9 months, flip-flop the order and begin giving food first. The guidelines below are only suggestions of what to feed when, because all babies grow and develop at different rates.
That liquid diet worked nicely, but soon your tot will be ready for some chow. Dig into this guide to what to introduce first, the yummiest finger foods, and how to make sure more mush ends up in his tummy than on the floor.
Because of their tiny tummies, babies don't eat much. That's why it's important to make sure the foods they do eat contain lots of nutrients. Learn how you can make the most of mealtime with your little one with this quick guide to age-appropriate power foods that pack a big nutritional punch.
Starting your baby on solids will be a bumpy ride, guaranteed. One day, she'll scrunch her face at the sight of carrots or any other food. Another day, she'll eat an entire portion of mashed bananas, no problem. But as long as you recognize that you're entering unknown territory, introducing new tastes and textures to your child will be a fun experience. Here's some of the best advice from experts and moms on how to introduce your child to solid food.