This page is full of recipes for fresh homemade first foods for baby and are idea first food recipes to introduce to your baby between the ages of (4) and 6 months old. Many parents still begin to introduce solid foods (complimentary or weaning foods) to their babies prior to the age of 6 months olds. These recipes acknowledge and accommodate this fact. Ideally, babies should have nothing but breast milk and/or formula during the first 6 months of life.
– Did you know that baby’s first food does not have to be a commercial infant rice cereal? Many pediatric resources are acknowledging the fact that avocado, banana and sweet potato make great first foods for baby.
Baby’s first taste of solid food should be a single ingredient, age appropriate food. A few wonderful choices for first foods for babies, as many pediatric resources are now acknowledging, are tasty and creamy avocados, bananas and sweet potatoes. These healthy and nutritious foods make really great first foods for baby because they are easy to digest and full of vitamins, minerals, fats and other nutrients a growing baby needs..
"Choosing the best first foods for baby is a significant milestone so it is natural for moms to struggle with evaluating all the possible options," said Sylvia Meléndez Klinger, R.D. and leading expert in cross-cultural Hispanic nutrition and health issues. "It is important to share the outcomes of research like this in Spanish so Hispanic moms and grandmas, often living under the same roof, receive the education and specific recommendations they are asking for. Different generations will approach first foods differently but with the same goal to give baby her best chance to achieve normal growth and development. Offering the most current scientific-based tips and easy recipes in Spanish helps ensure babies get off to a healthy start from their very first bites."