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The introduction of fruit and vegetables in baby food will optimize its intake of vitamins C and E, and beta-carotene or pro-vitamin A. It is best to start with vegetables, and wait at least two weeks to incorporate the fruit. If it does the opposite, babies may prefer fruits because of their sweetness, and eschew vegetables.
At what age introduce vegetables?
Ideally introduce vegetables from 6 months, and never before 4 months of age. The tendency is to delay diversification, prevention of food allergies. Throughout the introductions, your pediatrician for advice.
Between 5-6 months and 7 months.
It provides vegetables for one of two main meals, usually at noon.
The first few days, adding 2-3 teaspoons of a cooked vegetable mix in the bottle of milk, can also offer this vegetable with a spoon. Gradually increasing the amount to reach 130 g (the weight of a jar) to 150 g of vegetables. Read the rest of this entry »