Give Peas a Chance
Starting your little one on solid foods
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends introducing solid foods to your baby at about 6 months old.
Your baby is ready when she:
Nutrient-packed Foods That are Easy to Prepare
Foods should be soft. Be sure to puree or mash well.
Allergenic Foods: Be Alert!
As Your Baby Grows ...
6 months: Start off with iron-rich foods, like peas, rice cereal and meat or poultry.
9 months: Widen the variety! Include a range of fruits, vegetables and meats
1 year: Safe to introduce whole milk and honey.
If possible, continue breastfeeding until your baby is at least 1 year old.
Hungry for additional info? Find all of this — and more food for thought — at kp.org.