How to Introduce Solids!

Baby foods are important and it is advisable to ask your doctor before you begin, if your baby is ready your doctor might ask them to start solids in the first 4-6 months.

Before 4 months your baby is not ready to digest solid foods, keep them on milk powder and breast milk.

How do you know when your baby is ready?

When they start getting control of their head in a steady position.

When they can sit upright in a feeding chair

Your baby can swallow food.

If they have doubled from their birth weight.

What food to begin with?

Begin by giving them one ingredient blended to a smooth mixture, this can help them swallow better.

Do not add salt or sugar as they are poisonous for your baby.

So share your baby’s first food stories in the comments below!

Until Next Time,

Team ScioMom

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