Baby food or family meals? - Mothering Forums
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 04:52 AM - Thread Starter
 
amandapapke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 21
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Hi moms,

 

After 9-10 months old, your baby eats the same as your family does or you make his/her meals separately?

Thanks ladies!
joy.gif
 

amandapapke is offline  
#2 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 05:32 AM
 
skycheattraffic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2,699
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
My DD was very interested in food from the get go and after a couple of weeks of cautious purée introduction, we just went the BLW route with whatever we were eating. It's actually really funny at family gatherings: my 19 month old happily wolfing down whatever we are having, while my preteen niece is not nearly so adventurous (granted she's gotten a LOT better in the past couple of years). DD loves pesto, plain French toast, most ethnic dishes we try, fish, chicken, carrots, broccoli, hummus, guacamole, etc. She doesn't always want everything, but she happily tries everything. She will want meat and dairy only one day then lots of bread/pasta the next and won't stop eating carrots the day after that. It's not a big deal now but when she was younger, I made sure to have something soft enough for her in each meal. It's so much easier than preparing two meals - and possibly continuing to do so for years.
skycheattraffic is offline  
#3 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 05:53 AM
 
Sharlla's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Springfield Mo
Posts: 12,042
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

by 9-10 months the baby just ate what we were, usually off our plates. we only made baby food the first few months of introducing solids
 


Unassisted birthing, atheist, poly, bi WOHM to 4 wonderful, smart homeschooling kids Wes (14) Seth (7) Pandora Moonlilly (2) and Nevermore Stargazer (11/2012)  Married to awesome SAH DH.

Sharlla is offline  
#4 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 03:02 PM
 
JudiAU's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Where creepy facebook-featured threads can't find me
Posts: 3,593
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)

I think it depends on what you eat. =) The babes usually eat some of our food and some of their own, because our food might not be the right texture or have too much salt or frankly I just want them eating something healthier than we might be eating that night.

JudiAU is offline  
#5 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 03:48 PM
 
katelove's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Australia
Posts: 3,780
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)
Our LO always ate the same food but sometimes I would prepare it slightly differently such as cutting the veggies bigger or pulling things out before adding salt. I didn't do completely different food though.

Mother of two spectacular girls, born mid-2010 and late 2012  mdcblog5.gif

katelove is online now  
#6 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 04:28 PM
 
sageowl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 631
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Like someone else said, it probably depends on what you happen to be eating.

 

DS was sensitive to wheat for a long time, and I wasn't willing to go complete gluten free, so sometimes I had to do different food for him.  He also had eating/feeding problems, so some textures were out.  At nine months, he would not have been able to handle the stuff we ate, but after 12 months, it was more doable.

 

That being said, he was pretty open-minded about food.  So, most of the time, he had a variation on what we were having.  I'd make something, pull out a portion for him and cut it up more, remove questionable ingredients (or before adding heavy duty spices--we eat pretty spicy food), or add more vegetables to what he was eating.

sageowl is offline  
#7 of 7 Old 11-01-2012, 05:52 PM
 
pek64's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 2,502
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We just cooked the foods a tad longer, to make them a bit softer, and let my son eat what he wanted, instead of doing purees.
pek64 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off