The Best Foods for 4 to 7 Months
Begin iron-fortified rice cereal, mixed with breast milk or formula. Gradually -- one new food every few days -- introduce other kinds of cereal, such as wheat, bran, or oats, and finely strained, pureed, or mashed fruits and vegetables.
Twice a day
Sample Daily Menu
These are suggestions to give you a sense of how much food your child may need over the course of a day. Your baby may eat more or less.
* 12 teaspoons of cooked warm rice cereal
* 2 ounces of jarred, mashed apples
* 2 ounces of jarred, pureed carrots