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First Foods For Babies Four to Nine Months


Rice Cereal:

Combine 1 teaspoon of rice cereal with enough breastmilk or formula or boiled water to produce a thick consistency.


Oatmeal:

Combine 1 tablespoon rolled oats and 1 tablespoon cold water. Stir in 1 1/2 tablespoons hoit water. Bring to a boil, stirring, and then reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute. Puree’ with enough breastmilk or formula to produce the consistency you require.


Poached/Boiled Fruit:

Peel, core and slice 1 apple, peach or pear and put in a small pan with 2 tablesppons water. bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until soft and pulpy, adding more water as required. Puree’ with a little boiled water to make 1/2 cup of fruit.


Rice Cereal and Poached Fruit:

Combine 1 teaspoon rice cereal with 1 teaspoon of poached/boiled fruit or mashed banana. Add enough breastmilk, formula or boiled water to produce a soft but not runny, cereal.


Baby Cereal With Fruit And Yogurt:

For older babies, mix together baby cereal, poached fruit, baby yogurt and breastmilk, formula or boiled water to produce the desired consistency.


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