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Average 4-6 Solid foods and At 8-9 months Fruits and vegetables At 9 month may Baby may pick up
Solid foods and 24-30 oz formula foods with more with new tastes and give white meats. food with fingers
per day. texture. texture. and put it into the
mouth, chew and
move it around.
With more solids The formula May try finger Two servings of One serving of Pincer grip develops
number of feedings intake will go foods, once a fruits and vegetables meat or poultry, Pick up small things
will go down, average down to 24 oz. day per day. egg yolk per day put in the mouth.
4 per day. May offer spoon.
1. No egg white,acid foods or sea foods until 12 months of age. They increase the risk of developing allergy later on in life.
2. If your baby does not like one kind of food, try few times before giving up. You should
try it again after a few days if necessary.
3. Do not give peanut, hard candy or other small hard food objects until your child is 3 years
of age, they can choke easily until that age.
Average 6 feedings Average 4-5 Iron fortified Start strained None When you baby
per day. feedings per rice cereals vegetables first is able to hold
day. Start 1 tbsp per up to 4 oz each up straight, they
oz of milk or meal. One new are ready to start
formula each food each week. solid foods.
meal. Increase Fruits and juices
as tolerated. Oat at 6 months. Watch
meal cereals at for signs of allergy
6 months. diarrhea,rash etc.
Breast Milk Formula Grains Fruits & Vegetables Yogurt, Meat & Poultry Feeding Tips
0-1 Month: Feed every None None None Some babies eat
On average feed 3-4 hours or every 2 hours, day
every 2-3 hours, 6-8 feedings and night, others
or 8-10 feedings per day. Feed less frequently. It
per day. Feed on on demand. is best to feed your
demand. baby on demand.
Average 6-8 Average every None None None Sucking of fingers
feedings per day. 4-5 hours or 5-6 or fists, rooting,
Baby will sleep feedings per day head turning etc.
longer at night. indicates hunger,
feed your baby.