Consistency: Mashed foods with soft lumps as tolerated, progressing to minced and chopped foods.
Amount: 1/4 to 1/2 cup plus
Timing: After breast feeds
Breast feeds: 3–5 breastfeeds per day
Frequency: 2–3 times a day
Types of foods: Increase variety of foods - cereal (grain foods), different fruits and vegetables, as well as whole egg, custards and yoghurts
Note – Always seek individualised advice when you have a family history of allergy, intolerance, coeliac disease or your baby is suspected to have feeding delays (such as tongue tie or physical or mental disabilities).