Helpful guidelines

What table food can I give my 9 month old?

What table food can I give my 9 month old?

Some great foods to offer your 9-month-old baby include: Fruits: bananas, soft pears, peaches, watermelon, cantaloupe, strawberries. Vegetables: soft-cooked broccoli, carrots, green beans, sweet potatoes. Protein: eggs, soft-cooked or ground meat, tofu, smashed beans, low mercury fish.

What should meals look like for 9 month old?

Sample Meals for Baby: 6 to 9 months old

Meal Times 6 to 9 months
Lunch Breastmilk or infant formula, iron fortified infant cereal mixed with breastmilk, formula or water Mashed vegetables (sweet potato, squash or carrots) Cooked ground beef, chicken, pork or fish Well-cooked chopped egg or silken (soft) tofu

How much table food should 9 month old eat?

A child between 9 months and 12 months should consume anywhere between 16 and 30 ounces of formula or milk daily for 24 hours (or three to five nursing sessions a day). About 1/4 to 1/2 cup of grains, fruit and vegetables is recommended twice daily.

What foods can I give my 9 month old with no teeth?

Here are 13 combination finger foods for baby with no teeth.

  • Sweet potato and apple.
  • Banana and avocado.
  • Roast chicken and apple.
  • Omelet or scrambled eggs.
  • Elbow pasta with marinara sauce.
  • Toast with spread.
  • Swiss cheese and apricots.
  • Green beans and pears.

What should 9 month old eat for breakfast?


  • Option 1: Whole Ancient Grain Baby Cereal.
  • Option 2: Mashed avocado.
  • Option 3: Avocado and Pea Puree.
  • Option 4: Apple and acorn squash mash (pureed apples and squash mixed)
  • Option 5: Pureed peaches or soft cooked pears.

When can I introduce finger foods to my baby?

When baby is around 9 months, you’ll notice that they’re able to pick up smaller pieces of food with two fingers. This is known as the “pincer grasp” and is a sign that they’re ready to start finger foods.

How do I introduce finger foods to my 9 month old?

Introducing Finger Foods

  1. Start with menu items like pieces of soft cheese; small pieces of pasta or bread; finely chopped soft vegetables; and fruits like bananas, avocado, and ripe peaches or nectarines.
  2. Introduce new foods one at a time in case there are any concers about allergies.

When should baby stop purees?

About 6-8 months
There is a recommendation that purees be phased out and soft, solid foods be introduced as soon as your baby can easily move food from his to her mouth to his or her back to eat. About 6-8 months of age is usually when you’re having this event.

Should my 10 month old be eating table food?

When Can Babies Eat Table and Finger Foods? Generally speaking, a good time to start introducing table foods for most babies is around 8-9 months. However, it may be later for your child, especially if they were a preemie. You will know they aren’t quite ready if they refuse, gag, or cough a lot when you try.