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Good first finger foods for 6mo? Recommendations please!

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BotBotticelli Mon 25-Jan-16 09:42:32

Ds2 is just about to turn 6mo so I want to start introducing some finger foods for him to explore (alongside the purees I have been giving him since 5mo).

I did a mix of purée and finger food with ds1 and it worked really well but I cannot for the life of me remember what finger foods worked well at the early stage of weaning.

What do your 6mos like???

dementedpixie Mon 25-Jan-16 10:04:47

Toast, pasta, cooked veg, banana, etc

comeagainforbigfudge Mon 25-Jan-16 10:13:14

This is what ive been giving:

Toast or just bread fingers with cheese spread or butter or peanut butter
Cooked veg sticks
Chopped tomato
Apple sticks
Satsuma segments (i bite ends off and DD sooks the juice outgrin)

Annarose2014 Mon 25-Jan-16 10:15:15

Banana is usually the first.

We did a lot of overcooked pasta with pesto too.

GoldPlatedBacon Wed 27-Jan-16 15:59:55

I've tried

Scrambled eggs
Toast (dd not interested though)
Ripe pear

MrsAukerman Fri 29-Jan-16 13:08:47

Omelette strips.
A banana splits lengthways into 3 with your finger.
Fusilli pasta.
Porridge fingers (Google them)
Green beans.

FreeButtonBee Fri 29-Jan-16 15:33:19

Ripe pear. Mango fingers (not too far otherwise they go flying when squeezed). Banana. Crust of the end of the bread loaf. Pasta and sauce (big pasta tubes or twists are good). Had a try of quiche today - went down well as enough stuck to his hands tk have a suck of

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