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Old 08-15-2003, 06:51 AM - Thread Starter
 
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I'm wondering about some reccomendations for some first foods for a six month old baby are. Any info, ideas or suggestions are welcome Thanks.
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I like bananas or steamed, mushed, apples for a first food. No real reason other then they are easy to prepare and my babies have always loved them.

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cream of wheat
Whats nice you can add anything to it.
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I gave rice cereal from the healthfood store mixed with pureed prunes. She, however, got over that pretty quickly and we still have well over half the box left. She's now about 7 months old and her first favorites were sweetpotatoes, butternut squash, avacado, and peas. The peas are the Gerber variety and the rest are cooked then mashed in the blender.

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We did bananas first, then avacado. So far, I've only given her a tiny bit of each. She seems to be really enjoying the experience!
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Hey check this out. Its a poll about what moms gave as a first food:


http://mothering.com/discussions/sho...ght=first+food

I gave bananas! Good luck!
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Thanks, goodsense, the link to the poll was helpful and interesting!
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The first food that DD actually swallowed rather than spitting it out was some broccoli off my plate, mashed with my fork.
After that, she'd eat just about anything I was eating, as long as I mushed it up first. Oatmeal and grits were (and still are) big hits.
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