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Weaning guide for 6 month old

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NishaaS123 Wed 23-Dec-20 07:28:56

So my baby is turning 6 months in a weeks time he has been having baby porridge since a few weeks once a day but what else do I start him on now and how often? Like fruit and veg purees how often should I give it to him ? Any suggestions guys

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ToastandJammy Wed 23-Dec-20 07:41:21

I started my son on porridge then I moved to the Heinz powdered meals. Basically a savoury porridge!

Then when he got used to the taste of something savoury I introduced puréed root veg. I then brought in green veg a few weeks later. Apparently root veg is gentler on the digestive system.

I give the odd jar or pouch too just so he has variety!

Hope this helps.

ToastandJammy Wed 23-Dec-20 07:42:01

Sorry should have also said that I give porridge as a breakfast then the veg as dinner. I haven't given lunch yet. I'll introduce lunch when I feel he is looking for it.

rosydreams Wed 23-Dec-20 14:48:32

look up baby led weaning much easier but whats important with any weaning method offer lots of different veg

DappledThings Wed 23-Dec-20 15:12:39

Pretty much whatever you are having as long as no honey or salt. Mine had whole bits of broccoli and carrot on day one then I can't remember with DC1 but DC2 had roast dinner on day 2. Just bits and bobs of various things.

Rissottos were always popular.

snowy0wl Wed 23-Dec-20 15:17:20

I bought a couple of weaning books by Annabel Karmel. Her books have lots of great ideas. Another useful book for later on is “What Mummy Makes” by Rebecca Wilson.

NeverHadANickname Wed 23-Dec-20 15:19:39

I first gave him steamed brocolli, cauliflower and carrots then went from there. I usually gave him bits of what we were eating which made everything very easy. I never did purees or porridge or anything but I just thought I'd show a different way if you weren't set on purees. Good luck.

BeautyAndTheBump1 Wed 23-Dec-20 19:36:38

Advice is to give them 1 food at a time so you can keep an eye on allergies. So say start with just broccoli day 1, then carrot day 2, then you could do broccoli & carrot together day 3 etc.

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