Starting months to feed your baby is quite worrying less; you just depend on only two sources i.e. breast milk or formula. The actual phase begins after at least 6 months when your baby taste buds somewhat spring up to get yummy food in the mouth. Here you will know what food would be suitable for baby in this early stage.
When is the perfect time to start?
Examine properly if your baby is feeling hungrier than his/her need during 4 to 6 months although 4 months is an early stage as the immune system and digestive system are not fully developed to process the food. After 6 months, it is a good start on solids and the risk of celiac disease, food allergy, and overweight would reduce also.
How to select or pick the best food for baby?
Parents are mostly confused when their baby is turning to solids. It’s a bit complicated to commence from where, everyone has different suggestions, which made the situation more confused. However, picking a food is the parent’s own choice start with either fruits, vegetables or any healthy puree and gradually increases the quantity as the baby grow. Do not panic if any food gives an adverse reaction; it can happen, because of the baby’s fragile stomach.
Let your baby eat everything
Starting with a selective food does not mean that you have stuck your baby to a specific meal or items. No, bring taste to their buds so they will know the diversity of flavors. Let babysit with you at lunch or dinnertime and share a bite or little chunks of your food with the baby to enhance the taste. Remember this is not their proper meal, prepare baby’s food aside and make them eat after you finish eating.
Which food is healthy at this stage?
Parents are concerned about the good health of their baby. Bland food for babies at the initial stage is adequate to let them settle on food however, you can add flavors gradually to expand the taste. Make puree from fresh fruits, it really fascinates the baby’s palate. Fresh chicken broth is healthy for baby’s tangible growth.
Baby’s food needs research
Baby’s developing digestive system requires research before anything gets in. The stamina and other abilities vary for each baby. Always research on the food before pouring in baby’s stomach. Read about the nutrients, benefits, detriments and the requirement to feed the baby. Always start with minimum quantity to check if any reaction occurs.