New parents will agree that most of them are often anxious about what to feed their baby and when. When can I give my baby ____? is one of the most commonly asked questions and with good reason.
What your baby eats in the first few years has a direct impact on their development and growth. Feeding your baby the right diet can help them develop their resistance to allergies, which will mean fewer trips to the hospital.
Many parents are concerned about their baby being allergic to specific food items. This is quite possible, especially if you have a history of allergy in the family. It is always recommended to check with your pediatrician before introducing any new food to your baby, even if you do not have any allergies yourself.
It is also recommended to wait for a minimum of 3 days before introducing a new food in your child’s diet. This way if your child is allergic to a specific food item, you will be able to identify it easily.
In this in-depth article we review 131 food items and reveal when and if they are suitable for your baby. You might want to grab a cup of coffee, this article is 6 pages long.