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what are table/finger foods for a baby.

i know there are the gerber finger foods, but then my baby book says its okay to give him some sweets, but just not ice cream. What would be some good finger foods for him?

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:08 PM on Feb. 16, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • no sweets. I gave my baby cheerios at 11mos.

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:09 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • It all depends on their age (over 6 months). But I gave my daughter cut up watermelon, mangos, bananas, cut up, but steamed carrots, potatoes, green beans, beans, etc. I really stayed away from packaged foods; this really helped her learn to eat real "people" food and gave her a pretty sophisticated palate for a now 3 year old. Also, the fresher the better :). Of course, baby's main nutrition should come from breastmilk until a year old. The rest are just goodies and teaches them to eat.

    Answer by hgibsonorc at 3:12 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Lightly toasted bread, cherriors, gold fish, gerber finger foods, if they are over 9 months then well cooked meat like chicken (in little cubes), crackers, cheese, well cooked veggies, pcs of banana's, etc. I wouldnt do sweets yet.

    Answer by NAT24ROXY24 at 3:14 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Kaylee eats Scrambled eggs, mashed potatoes, toast, veggies....pretty much anything that we eat, so long as it is bite sized and soft (she only has 2 teeth)

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 3:16 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • Mine is 10 mo. old and she eats cheerios, baby mum mums, whole grain toast, whole grain waffles, squished beans, squished blueberries, cut up banana, cut upmild cheddar cheese, cut up fish & fish sticks, cut up chicken nuggets, mini meatballs (made from lean ground beef), steamed/cutup green beans, broccoli, apples (with cinnamon), pears, turnip, carrots, pineapple, peaches, etc.

    Answer by ANGIE409 at 4:41 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

  • How old is baby?
    I gave mine CHeerios, Honeycomb, crackers (saltines, goldfish). I also gave my son, the Dole fruits in the clear plastic packages. He likes pears and peaches. Just about anything we eat (with common sense). I gave my son yogurt (yo baby). Waffles, pancakes, and all the things Angie409 llisted.

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 4:58 PM on Feb. 16, 2009

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