Checklist: Your Early Baby Food Shopping List
You already know you can buy boxes of rice cereal, but here are the top fruits and veggies you can whip up at home now.
___ Mashed sweet potatoes
___ Whirred-up peas
___ Cooked, strained green beans
___ Mashed avocado
___ Mashed bananas
___ Pureed peaches
___ Pureed pears
Ones to not to make at home:
When prepared at home (store-bought versions are safer) these four may contain too-high levels of nitrates, which can trigger a rare blood disorder. Most babies are fine to eat these after 6 months, but ask your doctor first.
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