For the first few months, your baby only needs to drink breast milk to meet her nutritional needs. This should satisfy her hunger and ensure growth.
From around five to six months, milk may not be enough to keep her full, so you’ll have to consider supplementing with solid food.
Don’t spend a fortune on baby food at the shops – you can make your own with these easy recipes.
Minty green pea and rice purée
Fruit purée blocks
These fruit purée blocks are perfect for summer and healthy for baby too!
Perfect for summer.
Tasty salmon purée
Oily fish like salmon, trout, tuna and sardines are especially good as they contain omega-3 essential fatty acids which are very important for visual and brain development.
Chicken blends well with fruits and babies like the naturally sweet flavour.
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