Solid Foods

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.

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Wary of Offering Peanut to Your Baby? You're Not Alone

Experts say babies should be fed peanut protein early to reduce allergy risk. But a new survey says most parents aren't so sure. Here's what you need to know.
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3 Baby-Led Weaning Recipes for Finger Food

Trying to skip the purées and go straight into solids? Check out these easy and nutritious recipes from the Baby-Led Feeding cookbook.
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Your Biggest Baby-Led Weaning Questions, Answered

Hands off, mama! With baby-led weaning, your kid is in charge. It might be the best thing to happen in the high chair since the invention of the bib.
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Why Having Your Baby Avoid Gluten, Soy, and Other Allergens May Backfire

Eliminating foods like dairy, soy, gluten, and egg is popular for adults. But it's not smart for babies (unless they have a food allergy, of course). Here's why.
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The Most Important Nutrients for Your Baby's Brain, According to Doctors

Your child's nutrition in the first two years is absolutely critical for both brain development and his future health. Here's what he needs.
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When to Start Finger Foods? Probably Sooner Than You Think

Don't depend on the spoon for too long! Delaying finger foods can have a negative impact on your baby.
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Introducing Baby Food? Here are 20 Things to Feed Your Infant

There are very few hard-and-fast rules about introducing baby food. Experts simply recommend giving your infant one new food every three days, watching closely for signs of allergic reaction, and avoiding choking hazards. If you’re confused about what, exactly, to feed your little one, check out these 20 healthy and safe options.
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Baby Feeding Chart for the First Year

Learn how much and how often to feed your baby every month, based on guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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Do Babies Really Have 'Virgin' Guts?

This popular online theory says it can be dangerous to give babies solid foods before age six months. Is there anything to it?