Eating solid food is an important milestone for baby; it is one of your child’s first important skills
- Babies need only breast milk or formula for about the first six months.
- Babies do not need water, juice, or other liquids.
- Eating solid food is an important milestone for baby; it is one of child’s first important skills.
You have developed a “feeding relationship” with your baby by paying attention to when they are hungry or full. Adding solids can be a big change. Babies show they are ready for solids by sitting up and showing interest in food. Giving your baby solid foods can lead to a lifetime of healthy habits.
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