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Most babies are ready to try some solid foods by six months of age.  

Here's some advice on managing this new stage of development.

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Starting Solids

Starting Solids

December 21, 2015 by HealthyFamilies BC

Introducing solids to your baby can be fun especially with all the funny faces they make. You should start introducing solids when your baby is six months of age as a complement to your breastmilk.
Beverages for Babies In Their First Year

Beverages for Babies In Their First Year

August 12, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

At about six months, you can teach your baby to drink from a cup. Use a lidless, two handled cup instead of a sip cup.
Vitamin D Supplements for Babies in Their First Year

Vitamin D Supplements for Babies in Their First Year

August 6, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Breast milk has almost all the nutrients a baby needs – but may not contain enough vitamin D.
Iron Rich Foods for Babies in their First Year

Iron Rich Foods for Babies in their First Year

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

When your baby’s ready for more than breast milk, start introducing foods rich in iron.
Menu Suggestions for Babies in Their First Year

Menu Suggestions for Babies in Their First Year

August 4, 2013 by HealthyFamilies BC

Offering a wide variety of foods helps babies get all the nutrients they need, and learn about different foods.

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