At around 6 to 9 months, your baby is probably ready to move on to stage 2 foods. Not every baby will stick to this schedule simply because every child is a world to their own.
Can you start Stage 2 baby food?
Babies are usually ready to start with stage 2 foods between 6 and 8 months old, but before you start making the leap, it is necessary to make sure the baby has good stage 1 skills.
When can my baby have 2nd foods?
Second Meal: After about 3 days and if you feel your baby has taken well to the first few tastes move onto the second meal. The second meal is the breakfast and again should only be a taste in a 4-6 Month Weaning Pot. Texture should be the same but you can introduce ripe fruit purees here.
What are stage 2 foods?
Stage 2: Age 7 to 8 Months
When babies are 7 to 8 months old, they can eat “2” baby foods, which include single-ingredient and combination foods that are strained instead of pureed. Examples of stage 2 foods include: Beech-Nut Naturals Stage 2 Apples & Bananas. Earth’s Best Corn and Butternut Squash.
How do you know if baby is ready for stage 2 foods?
Here are some signs that your child is ready to move on:
- Tongue reflex: At around five months, your child will start losing their tongue thrust reflex and won’t immediately push out the food that you try to feed them.
- More please: They’ll easily polish off the stage 1 foods and look hungry for more.
When should baby eat 3 meals a day?
Feeding your baby: from 10 to 12 months
From about 10 months, your baby should now be having 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch and tea), in addition to their usual milk feeds.