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Baby Feeding Chart | Baby Feeding Chart 0 to 6 Month

baby feeding chart zero to six months

baby feeding chart use this guide to

find out what and how much to feed your

child in the first year the amounts are

general recommendations only so don't

worry if your little one eats a bit more

or less than suggested it's always a

good idea to discuss your plan for

starting solids with your child's doctor

before getting started

also you don't have to introduce foods

to your child in any special order if

you want to give your baby a taste of

tofu at age six months go ahead even

though it's not listed on our chart

until age eight months

and while cereal is a traditional first

food in the United States it's fun to

start with mashed fruits or vegetables

instead

age

to four months

feeding behavior roading reflux helps

your baby turn toward a nipple to find

nourishment

what to feed breast milk or formula only

feeding tip your baby's digestive tract

is still developing so solid food is

off-limits for now

age four to six months

signs of readiness for solid food the

following are some guidelines from the

American Academy of Pediatrics your

child is likely ready to try solids when

he

can hold head up and sit upright in high

chair

show significant weight gain doubled

birth weight and weighs at least 13

pounds

can close-mouthed around a spoon can

move food from front to back of mouth

would to feed

breastmilk or formula + pureed

vegetables sweet potatoes squash

pureed fruit apples bananas peaches

pureed meat chicken pork beef

semi-liquid iron fortified cereal small

amounts of unsweetened yogurt nope cows

milked until age 1

how much per day

begin with about 1 teaspoon pureed food

or cereal mix cereal with 4 to 5

teaspoons breast milk or formula it will

be very running

increase to one tablespoon of pureed

food or 1 tablespoon of cereal mixed

with breast milk or formula twice a day

if you're giving cereal gradually

thicken the consistency by using less

liquid

feeding tips if your baby won't eat what

you offer the first time try again in a

few days

introduce new foods one at a time wait

two or three days if possible before

offering another new food

wait three days if your baby your family

has a history of allergies

it's also a good idea to write down the

foods your baby samples if he has an

adverse reaction a food luck will make

it easier to pinpoint the cause

the order in which you introduce new

foods doesn't usually matter your

child's doctor can advise you

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