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Baby Meal Planner 6 to 8 Months

 

After baby has started on solid foods, start experimenting with soft lumps and bumpy foods. The lumps help your baby to develop chewing skills and develop tongue strength which can assist with speech development.

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Consistency: Mashed foods with soft lumps as tolerated, progressing to minced and chopped foods.

Amount: 1/4 to 1/2 cup plus

Timing: After breast feeds

Breast feeds: 3–5 breastfeeds per day

Frequency: 2–3 times a day

Types of foods: Increase variety of foods - cereal (grain foods), different fruits and vegetables, as well as whole egg, custards and yoghurts

Check out our recipes for babies from 6 months.

Note – Always seek individualised advice when you have a family history of allergy, intolerance, coeliac disease or your baby is suspected to have feeding delays (such as tongue tie or physical or mental disabilities).

 

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