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My daughter is six months old when should I start feeding her finger foods?

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Asked by drs1206 at 5:17 PM on Feb. 11, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • probaby when she has gotten used to pureed and knows what to do with it.

    Answer by calliesmommie at 5:18 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • my daughter used to love frozen peas. I would dump af ew on her high chair tray and by the time she could get ahold they were ot to hard to eat and they are supposed to help with teething. sounds gross but he loved them.

    Answer by ria7 at 5:20 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • I was always scared my baby would choke until he got teeth.I would do mushy stuff first!

    Answer by Anonymous at 5:25 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • how is her pincer grasp?
    i bypassed the purees and went straight for soft pieces of table food.

    Answer by heatherama at 5:26 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • You should do it when you're comfortable with it.

    I did it with all of mine at 6 months.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 5:47 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

  • You can introduce finger foods when baby can grasp them, Start with soft things that can be just kinda mashed and then swallowed. Move on to firmer items when baby"s teeth come in.

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 6:42 PM on Feb. 11, 2009

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