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What to give at different meals

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April45 Sat 19-Aug-17 06:47:03

DS is 7 months, we started weaning a month ago and it's going well. He's now on a variety of foods (purées and finger foods) which makes me wonder what type of meals should I give when.

Breakfast is usually - oatibix, porridge, fruit, yoghurt with fruit

Lunch and dinner - veg purées with cheese or chickpeas/ lentils type meals (not started meat/fish yet- that's this week)

Do I need to make different types of meals for lunch/dinner? Like we'd have a sandwich then a main meal? Or is it more important for it to be nutritionally balanced?

I'm new to this but getting more confident

arbrighton Tue 22-Aug-17 18:08:18

At this point, most nutrition still from milk anyway

April45 Tue 22-Aug-17 19:56:45

Is that right even though he's eating quite a bit of food??

FartnissEverbeans Thu 24-Aug-17 20:59:29

I think it's probably more important that it's nutritionally balanced.

Most nutrition is still from milk as April45 says, but he'll be getting a lot from solid food too. My 10mo DS is still taking 20oz (roughly) per day, but he's never finished eating! I feel like I'm just chucking food at him constantly. They're growing so fast at this stage though - I read somewhere that if they kept growing at this speed they'd be adult size by the time they're three confused

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