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Old 02-22-2007, 08:01 PM   #1
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Finger foods for 9.5 month old

DD is now getting right into the finger food idea. She is starting to freak out if I feed her things, rather than her trying to do it herself. She is 9.5 months and doesn't have any teeth yet. When she uses a spoon she shoves it in her mouth but she also grabs it with her other hand and squishes up the food.
I have given her a frozen whole wheat bagel to knaw on. Also she has fed herself plain pasta and small pieces of turkey. This is a new development this week, so that is all I have tried.
Any good suggestions out there?

Also, I read at the start to give them one new food for 3-5 days and watch for any reactions. Do I have to keep doing that? She has had a whole slew of meats, fruits and veggies so far, without any reactions. I know to stay away from the obvious allergens, but I would like to start giving her some of our casseroles or other multi ingredient dishes.


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Old 02-22-2007, 08:03 PM   #2
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Re: Finger foods for 9.5 month old

cooked sweet potato cut into cubes
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Old 02-23-2007, 03:15 PM   #3
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Re: Finger foods for 9.5 month old

DD's just starting to tolerate finger foods, so we do organic wheat cookies (Earth's Best, I think) once in awhile, soft tofu, banana, avocado and sweet potato...baked apple nibs, too.

I'm doing 1 week in between introducing new foods and only mixing in things she's eaten in the past--but that's just my plan. DD's 11m.
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Old 02-23-2007, 03:23 PM   #4
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Re: Finger foods for 9.5 month old

My DD loves Kashi Heart to Heart Honey Oat O's. Also the gerber organic fruit and veggie puffs.
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Old 02-23-2007, 03:27 PM   #5
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Re: Finger foods for 9.5 month old has some good finger food ideas...
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