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Difference in Baby foods?

In the store there is baby food 1, baby food 2. What is the difference between the two besides size of containers?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 3:03 PM on Nov. 14, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • The texture. Phase 1 foods are mushier; phase 2 a little chunkier and so on.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:04 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • Phase 2 is thicker, not chunkier and has more of a variety

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:07 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • When do babies start phase 2?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 3:11 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • stage 1 is thinner and only has one food at a time. Phase 2 is thicker and will combine foods. Stage 1 is also more food than stage 2. Once a baby has tried all the stage 1 with no problems you can start stage 2 foods. The stage 2 with meats is not recommended until baby reaches about 8 months-at least the is what my doctor told me. You can also start them on Yobaby baby yogurt around 8 months.
    hutch2579

    Answer by hutch2579 at 3:53 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • Stage 3 foods are thicker and have small chuncks of food and are much larger than the 1 or 2. Once baby has gotten used to the thickness of stage 2 you can try stage 3-they may take a bit to get used to the texture of stage 3. My daughter will be 9 months on the 26th and has not gone to stage 3 yet.
    hutch2579

    Answer by hutch2579 at 3:55 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • 2 is thicker than 1 and 3 has chunks! my son started eating baby food at 3 months and was eating 2s by 4 months!! i asked his doctor and she said as long as he would eat it and could without choking then it was fine and wouldnt hurt him at all!!
    mommydabbs

    Answer by mommydabbs at 4:25 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • yes to all the above answers but a even better way is to make your own baby food. that way theres no added suger. it really is better for them!
    MYA_MARIES_MOM

    Answer by MYA_MARIES_MOM at 4:42 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • stage 1 is for 4 months plus
    stage 2 is for 6 months plus
    stage 3 is for 9 months plus

    and ditto all the answers on texture! lol
    krockwell

    Answer by krockwell at 9:26 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

  • Oh and as for brand, Earth's Best Organic or Gerber Organic....GREAT! Or like MYA said, making your own is good too.
    krockwell

    Answer by krockwell at 9:28 PM on Nov. 14, 2008

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