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When do i introduce lumps!

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smasher Sun 13-Feb-05 21:51:10

My son is 6mths old and really enjoys his food. I started weaning early so he is pretty used to the purred foods. So when can i introduce lumpy food, and what can i start with?

helsi Sun 13-Feb-05 22:01:30

I would say anytime now really. Or at least a bit more textured than pureed food.

tillykins Sun 13-Feb-05 22:06:17

You could try puree-ing his food with a little less water and make it a bit more lumpy. Also, try adding a little bit of chopped up pasta and a bit of grated cheese mixed in - these all change the texture

Other than that, finger foods are a good idea, bits of boiled veg, broccoli, carrots etc, so long as they are not cut to be a choking hazard! And try things like a teacake too - chances are he'll mangle it all up but its a good idea to introduce different tastes and textures

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