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coating slippery fruit for BLW?

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MamaHobgoblin Wed 13-Aug-08 13:30:41

Did I read something here where someone suggested coating slippery fruit bits - nectarine, mango, juicy pear etc - with something ground-up, like ground cereal grains, so's the baby can get a good grip on the pieces? Sorry, can't find the post! What would you use?

MamaHobgoblin Thu 14-Aug-08 12:01:05

bump?

morethanasong Thu 14-Aug-08 14:17:29

I don't know about coating things, but blotting them with a bit of kitchen roll worked quite well for us.

littlelapin Thu 14-Aug-08 14:18:51

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

cmotdibbler Thu 14-Aug-08 16:30:42

Pear - nibble peel off round the top inch or so, and hand over - retrieve when it is gummed to that level and repeat. Makes it easy to hold.

Nectarine - I just gave a big flat slice so there was plenty of skin to hold onto.

Mango - not until he could grab it off me as I make enough mess with it without his help.

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