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Baby food

anyone ever make it yourself? how do you do it?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:29 PM on May. 11, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I did and it is super easy! Any questions you have can most likely be answered on this website:

    Answer by Courtney610 at 9:36 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • yes, my youngest will not even eat store bought. only homemade! i usually cook it then take it and throw it in a blender and puree it.

    there is a awesome group here on cafemom titled homemade baby food.

    Answer by oldfashionSAHM at 9:39 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • I give my 7 1/2 month old bits of whatever I am eating (soft fruit / veggies).

    Answer by amileegirl at 11:09 PM on May. 11, 2010

  • Just mash up whatever vegetables or fruit you are eating. It is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrrics to give children under six only organic fruits and vegetables.
    Keep in mind that solids fed to babies before they turn 1 are for the experience of eating them, not for nutrition (a subject most doctors know little about).Nutritionists recommend starting solids at 6 months; many now recommend skipping cereal and starting with a bit of avocado mashed with breastmilk (or formula). Then baked sweet potato, oatmeal, pumpkin, pureed peas, etc. Jarred baby food tastes awful, is expensive, and you never really know what is in it. 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.
    Two great books /websites on feeding babies, with differing philosophies,

    Answer by rkoloms at 5:46 AM on May. 12, 2010

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    Baby Led Weaning  and Super Baby Food  You should be able to find them at your local library


    Answer by rkoloms at 5:47 AM on May. 12, 2010

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