Baby feeding chart

The World Health Organization in collaboration with employees of various institutions, involved in the study of the optimal menu for babies in their first year of life, elaborated a baby feeding chart. Below is the baby feeding chart for children under one year.

Baby feeding chart

When to give your baby new products is one of the most difficult issues, that generates a lot of controversy among both professionals and young mothers.

Baby feeding chart. Nice table to use

Type of food Time of introduction What to start with Portion size
Vegetable Puree Starting at the age of 5−6 months. Mono-component puree, made of white or green vegetables. Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Cereal without milk At 6 — 7 months of age, if you child is normal or overweight. If lack of weight — start earlier — at 4−5 months. Gluten-free cereals such as corn, rice and buckwheat. In case of good digestion, you can try oatmeal, and further porridges from a variety of cereals. Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Cereal with milk 1 or 2 month after starting eating cereal without milk Gluten-free cereals such as corn, rice and buckwheat. In case of good digestion, you can try oatmeal, and further porridges from a variety of cereals. Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Semolina, barley, millet, barley porridge At 11 — 12 month or a bit earlier if you baby is underweight. Initially give very well boiled porridge made from one type of cereal. Starting with 2 teaspoons and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Mashed meat At 8 months First, give meat puree made from one type of meat, it can be veal, beef, rabbit meat or turkey. The initial portion is ½ teaspoon with a further increase to 50−70−100 g.
Meat offal — heart, tongue, liver At 9−10 months mixed with meat pureeAt 12−14 months as a separate dish Not oftener than twice a week The initial portion is ½ teaspoon with a further increase to 50−70−100 g.
Fruit puree At 7−8 months Mono-puree of not bright fruit. Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Berry puree At 12 months With the introduction of berries you need to be careful and monitor the baby’s reaction. Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150 g.
Yoghurt At 9 months Pure yoghurt then fruit yoghurt without sugar Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Cottage cheese At 8 months Pure cottage cheese then cottage cheese with fruit without sugar Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 50 g.
Kids cookies At 9 months Starting with ⅛ and increasing to 1 cookie
Fish At 10 months or later if your baby is prone to allergies WhitefishNot oftener than twice a week Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100−150−200 g.
Juice At 10 months Apple, pear juice Starting with ½ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 100 g.
Oil At 6 months Olive, corn or sunflower oil Starting with 3−5 drops with further increase up to 1 teaspoon, which is added to meat or vegetable puree.
Butter At 7 months Starting with ⅛ teaspoon and gradually increasing the amount of one-time feeding to 10 — 20 g.

I hope, you find this baby feeding chart useful.

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