starting solids

Day 22 – Choking and Finger Foods – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-22T20:31:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 4-6 months, 6 months, Dangerous Food Items, Finger Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Solids and Weaning|Tags: , , , , , , |

Many parents become gripped and paralyzed with fear when it comes time to move baby from purees to chunky texture and table foods.  The fear of letting baby begin to feed herself chunks and lumps of foods is about the fear of choking.  It is this fear of choking that stops many parents from trying the [...]

Day 13 – Constipation and “P” Fruits – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-13T23:14:32+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 4-6 months, 6 months, 8 months, First Foods, Friendly Baby Food Advice, Nutrition, Solids and Weaning, stage 1, stage 2, stage 3, Transitioning to New Foods|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

As babies make the transition to solid foods, their tummies may find it difficult at first to process and digest solids.  New foods with new textures and compositions may lead to constipation. Fruits with “P” will naturally help baby’s bowels get things moving properly again.  Pit, core and peel the fruits as needed and then mash [...]

Day 2 – Baked Pears – 365 Days of Baby Food

By | 2015-01-02T12:55:26+00:00 January 2nd, 2015|Categories: 365 Days of Baby Food, 6 months, 8 months, First Foods, fruits, More Baby Food Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Pears are a great first food for baby.  Nutrient dense and easy to prepare, pears also help relieve or keep constipation at bay.  While pears may be soft and juicy without cooking them and the skin may be blended easily, it is recommended that you cook and peel fruits for babies who are just starting solid [...]