Serve finger foods as part of the main meal, as you continue to give baby food. For example, you may need to spoon feed cereal and peaches, but your baby can manage to feed himself small pieces of a cracker, low-sugar dry cereal, yogurt melts, or fruit puffs.
Let your baby discover the tastes and textures of different finger foods. Watch your baby carefully, in case of choking, as you give him very small pieces of the following finger foods:
- Toasted bread crusts
- Zwieback toast
- Cheese cubes
- Cooked pasta
- Slices of ripe peach or pear
These tips were adapted from the U.S. Department of Education.
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