Easy child led weaning meal concepts you need to use to introduce your child to the highest eight allergens. 

I lately began on the journey of child led weaning with my now 7 month outdated, a couple of month in the past. This will not be one thing I did with my son, partially as a result of I simply wasn’t educated and down proper scared. So I completely perceive many dad and mom hesitations with feeding strong meals first. But i’ll let you know it has been actually enjoyable to see my daughter discover ways to decide up meals and eat it at such a younger age. One factor I discovered that’s actually necessary with child led weaning is knowing how you can greatest put together meals and what to supply.

The newest analysis signifies that the sooner we introduce high allergen meals to our infants the decrease threat of growing allergic reactions afterward. This means so long as you shouldn’t have a household historical past of meals allergens you can begin feeding your toddler these meals as early because the are developmentally prepared to start consuming, round 6 months outdated. If there may be any allergen threat, talk about together with your pediatrician first. 

Below is a listing of the Top eight Allergens together with meal concepts incorporating these meals to present you some inspiration when beginning to feed your toddler. All of those meal concepts are applicable for infants as early as 6 months.

Feel free to combine and match the vegetables and fruit based mostly on what you might have out there.

1. PEANUT BUTTER

  • Fortified toddler cereal made with breast milk or system, combine in 1 teaspoon peanut butter (PEANUT BUTTER)
  • complete milk yogurt blended with 1 teaspoon peanut butter + comfortable pears sticks

2. EGGS

  • Plain Omelet minimize into strips + comfortable peach slices
  • Hard boiled egg minimize into strips + cucumber strips + avocado strips (coat in coconut or go away a part of the pores and skin on the underside to assist child maintain onto the avocado higher)

three. FISH

  • Salmon + uncooked or barely steamed broccoli stalk and floret
  • Tuna + cantaloupe sticks (be sure it’s comfortable, utilizing the pinch take a look at*)

four. DAIRY

  • Whole Milk Yogurt + sliced strawberries
  • Shredded cheese + black beans + comfortable nectarine slices

5. WHEAT

  • Whole wheat bread sticks unfold with avocado + banana
  • Whole wheat pasta (like penne) + comfortable steamed inexperienced beans + drizzle of olive oil

6. SOY

  • Tofu sticks + steamed asparagus + shredded cheese
  • Mashed edamame + comfortable cooked candy potato stick + pear slices

7. TREE NUTS

  • Wheat bread sticks unfold with almond butter and kiwi wedges
  • Fortified toddler cereal blended with mashed blueberries and cashew butter

eight. SHELLFISH

  • Ground shrimp blended with complete milk yogurt OR avocado (shrimp salad) and steamed carrots

 

*pinch take a look at: you may simply mash fruit between two fingers. Good take a look at to see if fruit or vegetable is comfortable sufficient for child to mash it of their mouth.

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