Frequent question: How do I wean my baby off pureed food?

The first method is to slightly thicken the purees you are giving them each week by simply not blending them as much. So you will go from a fine and silky puree to a chunky and thick puree in about a month or so. You can also increase the size and amount of grains, meat and beans you put into the puree.

When should baby stop eating purees?

If your baby does well with these foods, introduce soft, cooked vegetables and cooked fruits, breads, soft cereals, scrambled eggs and yogurt around 10 to 12 months of age. If your baby manages these soft foods easily, stop pureed foods. Ideally, your baby should not be eating pureed foods after 1 year of age.

How do I move on from purees?

Moving Past Purees

  1. Offer soft foods in a mesh or silicone feeder. …
  2. Use teething toys or the Nuk® brush (if given by therapist) for feeding smooth foods to introduce texture in the mouth.
  3. Blend table foods to provide more flavor and natural texture. …
  4. Add texture to smooth food by using very small, fine crumbs.

How do I advance my baby from puree to table food?

Important Tips for Transitioning Easily to Table Foods. Once you begin introducing table foods, offer one at each meal. Then, slowly increase the variety of foods they are eating as they are managing more foods.

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Can you combine baby led weaning and purees?

A combined approach that includes both finger foods for self-feeding and the spoon-feeding of purees is fine when babies are fed responsively, and there is no evidence that a combined approach is detrimental. A misconception about BLW is that purees should be avoided.

Should I do baby led weaning or purees?

What are the differences between baby-led weaning and purees?

Baby-led weaning Purees
Better acceptance of a variety of textures May get “stuck” on certain textures
May reduce the likelihood of picky eating May increase the likelihood of picky eating
Easy to include baby in family meal Harder to include baby in family meal