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WHat kind of finger foods can I fed my 8 month old baby

So I guess its ok to give baby finger foods. I am just not sure what to give her since she has only 1 tooth about to burst out . All ideas are welcomed

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Asked by nycsexymommy at 8:31 PM on Sep. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • well depends on what your life style is. try softer foods like french frys and noodles. and things cut up really small. one thing my LO loved when he was first eatting big ppl food was those gerber graduates lunches with the mac n cheese and veggie. OMG he tore them up. (he just got his first two teeth like a month ago and hes been eating big ppl foor for like 3 months now) have you asked the dr for advice?? cherrios are good snacks.and like i said those gerber graduates side items and meals.

    Answer by sandraberke at 8:41 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • ooo man my daughter was eating cheerios, those gerber freeze dried fruits, really really cut up veggies, string cheese, fruits, puffs, pieces of chicken noodles fries... pretty much anything really soft. Even though they don't have any teeth, their gums are enough to mush the food down enough, then the stomach acids do the rest... except for corn and grapes :)

    Answer by tbear2008 at 9:00 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Tiny bits of banana, peeled grapes cut into 4 pieces, avacado was a favourite perfect texture and full of good fats and vitamins. cheerios for sure!

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:07 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Whole wheat pasta "twirls" (rotini) cut in bite size pieces and bananas are great first finger foods

    Answer by missanc at 9:54 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Avocado, baked sweet potato, puffed brown rice. Be sure to avoid the allergy trigger foods. This is not a complete list: before age 1, no soy, dairy, wheat, citrus, egg white, strawberries; before age 2 no honey, chocolate, nuts. The best book on feeding babies, toddlers and their families is called Super Baby Food by Ruth Yaron. You should be able to find it at your local library. There is some great information on the website:


    Answer by rkoloms at 10:08 PM on Sep. 25, 2009

  • Max loved avocado, tofu, bananas, puffs, beets. if I didn't want to hassle with cutting up cheese I would just give him shredded cheese.

    Answer by Liz0808 at 11:04 PM on Sep. 26, 2009

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