Introducing solid foods to your baby is an exciting milestone.But You have to know everything about when simple to begin with what for your solid infant.
You should start solids for your baby between 4 to 6 months and it is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. However, you have to comprehend that , your infant is prepared for the nourishment or not.
Here we r giving some signs that show that your baby is ready for food.
1. He can hold his head and sit upright
2. Looking at everything around her and she is curious – especially when you are eating.
3. He automatically pushes food out of his mouth so that she has lost the tongue thrust reflex.
4. After getting a full day’s protein of milk she still seems hungry. (8 to 10 breastfeedings or about thirty-two ounces of formula).
Remember: there is no need to force your baby to eat solid. Most babies become ready after 4 months. Never start solids between 4 months
Solids food from age to age:
4 – 6 months:
Fruit: Apple, Avocados, Bananas, Pears.
Vegetables: Beans (Green), Sweet Potato, Squash – betterment.
Grains: Barley. Oatmeal, Rice.
6 – 8 Months:
Fruit: Apricots, Mango, Nectarines, Peaches, Plums, Prunes, Pumpkin.
Vegetables: Carrots, Parsnips, Peas, Squash – Zucchini,
Meats and Proteins: Chicken, Tofu, Turkey.
Grains: Barley. Oatmeal, Rice,
8 – 10 months:
Fruits: Blueberries, Cantaloupe (Melons), Cherries, Coconut, Cranberries, Figs, Grapes, Kiwi, Papaya, Persimmons.
Vegetables: Asparagus, Broccoli, Beans (Dried/Lentils), Beats, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Eggplant. Leeks, Onions, Peepers, Potato – white, Turnip.
Meats and Proteins: Beef, Eggs, Pork.
Grains: Buckwheat/kasha. Flax, Kamet, Millet, Pasta, Quinoa.
Dairy: Cheese, Cottage Cheese, Cream Cheese, Yogurt.
Fruits: Citrus, Strawberries.
Vegetables: Corn, Spinach, Tomato.
Meats and Proteins: Fish.
Dairy: Cow milk.
Up to 9 months:
1. 20 – 28 Ounces of formula daily or breast milk every 3 to 4 hours.
At 9 to 12 months:
1. 16 – 24 Ounces of formula daily or breast milk every 4 to 5 hours.
When your baby understands the concepts of eating, start her on a routine for mealtime.
It usually happens between six to nine months.
If she isn’t hungry at this time. but she will be used to get an idea of eating in a time frame will help to improve her health.
Remember, never force your baby. If she is not interested don’t give her food at that time.