Starting your baby on solids is going to be a challenge. Guaranteed! There are so many products to ease the process. It may seem like everyone has an opinion. But, how is a parent to decide? That’s why we put together our top picks of best baby products to buy when introducing solids to your baby.
Kids start eating solid foods by about 6 months of age and parents have a tough time introducing solid foods into their mouth.
So, when it comes to feeding solids, these products can help prepare you and baby for this new and exciting milestone.
Bibs prevent stains on your baby’s clothes. Some bibs simply go around the neck and protect the top of the shirt, while others have sleeves and can be worn for more protection. Keeping some good quality wipes handy, helps less clean ups.
These cute cartoon pattern bibs are 100% cotton and great for teething and feeding baby.
Good spoons are key to successful feeding. Spoons with little spoon-heads are perfect to start with.
Initiate the baby to eat more solid food as they grow. Made with 100% BPA-free and non-toxic material, this soft-headed spoon set makes a great gift for baby showers too.
Sippy Cups with Straws
Introducing a sippy cup or regular cup to your child helps with hand-eye coordination and strengthens his muscles in their lips, cheeks and mouth. The stronger these muscles get the more successful your little one will be at eating.
Soft silicon straw will help in baby’s drinking development. This sippy cup with straw is highly recommended by moms.
Take a small amount of the food and put it in a bowl to feed your baby. Saliva contaminates food and can build dangerous amount of bacteria. So, it is advisable to transfer small quantity of food into a bowl as per your baby’s appetite.
This airtight bowl has two compartments that can be used for storing and mashing the food. Made of BPA free material, this feeding bowl is safe and perfect option for your baby’s health.
Before baby starts taking the bite one, let him practice sitting on high chairs for a couple of days, adjusting the height of the tray or seat so that it fits him just right. It’s best if your child can sit with you at the table. Mealtime is a social time and it’s good to start this habit early.
This convertible, cushioned high chair will help in developing dining habits for your child to a great extent. A high chair that grows with your baby, as it is convertible to a table and chair for playing and studying too. A long term purchase indeed.
Weaning bottles are a soft squeezable bottle with spoon that helps baby learn textures and experience a spoon. It’s a great thing to have for the first stage of weaning with juice, soup or soft solids.
This bottle from Pigeon, allows you to introduce your baby to soup or soft solids for the first time. The spoon is designed to fit comfortably into a tiny mouth for an easy feeding experience. Made of good quality, baby-safe material, this also makes it to be a great travel companion.
Watching your baby grow and develop is an exciting time. With a road map for what foods you’ll give your growing child and when, introducing solid foods can be easy and approachable for both you and your baby with these products.
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