When To Introduce Baby To New Foods

By: Christine Nguyen
We always recommend to thoroughly cook raw veggies to ensure no foreign bacteria will find it's way into your baby's tummy. Fresh fruits should be delayed as long as possible. We recommend babies be at least 12 months for most fresh fruits. Below you'll find a list of foods and a recommended age of introduction. If there is a family history of allergies to a particular food, it should be avoided until after 12 months.Asparagus - 7 monthsAvocados - 7 monthsBananas - 7 monthsBean Pods (snap, green, yellow or waxed) - 7 monthsBeets, cooked - 9 monthsBeets, raw - 10 monthsBlueberries - 10 monthsBroccoli -? 8 monthsBrussel Sprouts, cooked - 9 monthsCabbage -? 18 monthsCantaloupe - 8 monthsCarrots, cooked - 7 monthsCauliflower, cooked - 9 monthsCelery, cooked - 7 monthsCherry, raw & finely sliced - 9 monthsCollard Greens, cooked - 9 monthsCorn - 18 months?Cucumbers, raw - 18 monthsEggplant, cooked - 9 monthsGrapes, finely sliced - 9 monthsHoneydew Melon - 8 monthsKiwi - 8 monthsLettuce - 10 monthsMangoes - 7 monthsMushrooms - 9 monthsMustard Green - 9 monthsNectarines - 7 monthsOkra, cooked - 9 monthsOnions, cooked - 9 monthsOrange - 12 monthsPapaya - 7 monthsParsley, cooked - 8 monthsPeaches - 7 monthsPears - 7 monthsPeas - 7 monthsPeppers - 10 months?Pineapples - 9 monthsPlums - 8 monthsPrunes - 8 monthsPotato - 7 monthsPumpkin - 7 monthsRhubarb, cooked thoroughly - 9 monthsRutabaga, cooked - 9 monthsSquash, cooked - 7 monthsSweet Potato, cooked - 6 monthsTomato, raw - 12 monthsTurnips, cooked - 9 monthsWatermelon - 8 monthsYams, cooked - 6 monthsSorrel - 9 monthsSpinach, cooked - 9 monthsStrawberries - 12 monthsSwiss Chard - 9 months

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