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what can i feed her

I have a 7month old and shes always hungry is there anything i can feed her besides babyfood and formula

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MiasMommy6908

Asked by MiasMommy6908 at 4:26 PM on Jan. 3, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I would try giving her adult food. At this age my children were eating things like fruit and vegetables that we would eat. I would make carrots or potatoes and make sure they are soft. Then just cut them up into tiny pieces so she can pick them up.
    cornflakegirl3

    Answer by cornflakegirl3 at 4:29 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • Have you tried making some home made food? Something a little more hearty? at around 7-9 months you can make her some chicken/fish with veggies and put it in the food processer. They have some good baby cook books out there.
    danahj79

    Answer by danahj79 at 4:29 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • No. Her body is not ready to digest anything else yet. How much and how often are you feeding her now? If she still seems hungry, give her a little more. My son is breastfed. We nurse before we give him baby food and then we nurse after he eats. Try giving her a little formula before she has food and then top her off with more formula.
    Rebecca7708

    Answer by Rebecca7708 at 4:29 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • she has the right age for solids...

    whatever you cook, you can give it to her as well. just put some of it away for her before you add spices. if she cant chew it yet, then throw it in the blender for her ;)
    m.robertson811

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 4:33 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • The issue at that point is choking, which is why you do "baby" food. If she's always hungry, try to give her more formula, as that should still be the main source of nutrition for her.
    RanaAurora

    Answer by RanaAurora at 4:43 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • Give her things you eat,
    Veggies, Little baby carrots are great when their cooked....lexie loved em,

    Nannas...Give them gas so watch out for them,

    LexsiesMommy

    Answer by LexsiesMommy at 5:34 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • MASHED POTATOES, MEAT LOAF, ANIMAL CRACKERS, OATMEAL, SOMETHING THATS GOING TO STICK. CELERY STICKS/ CARROTS FOR SNACKS
    KEYWEA

    Answer by KEYWEA at 5:49 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • What are you eating? Give her diced up pieces off your plate.

    Sit her down for her meal. Give her some finger/table foods and see what she does! Have her bottle/sippy available with her formula with the meal (you drink with your meal, don't you?) Offer some baby food if you wish, but as mentioned before by another poster, the bulk of her nutrition is from formula until she's on all table foods.

    All three of mine were on table foods at 9 months.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 7:10 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • My dd did table foods at that age. Make sure she can handle gumming something...I steamed carrots to absolute mush and cut them into little pieces. Also potatoes, peas, really, anything that will squish easily should be OK as long as she gets how to swallow it. Start slow.
    stacymomof2

    Answer by stacymomof2 at 7:42 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

  • have you tried some of the junior foods? They have a little more substance than first baby foods, but not so much spices or big chunks as adult food.
    pagan_mama

    Answer by pagan_mama at 9:21 PM on Jan. 3, 2009

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