By 10 months, most babies have a few teeth and are able to chew and swallow food with ease but at the same time, babies seem to be less and less interested in eating. Mothers often worry about the child’s poor appetite. Well, the poor appetite is not due to disinterest in eating but maybe due to teething and because your child wants to explore things around him and is more inclined towards play. It could also be due to the fact that your baby has become picky in choosing the foods he/she wants to eat. In this article, you will find a food chart for 10 months baby which will be very helpful for you.
Many parents have this query – When can my baby start having meals like us? Your baby is growing but even after 10 months, there are some restrictions which still go on. Your baby cannot have everything unless he/she turns 1!
Honey contains antimicrobial agents which can cause severe stomach issues in your baby which might cause infant botulism. It has an excess of sugar which might disrupt the teeth.
Do not introduce salt into your baby’s diet till 1 year. Their daily requirement of sodium is as low as 0.4 mg per day. If you introduce processed foods or junk foods then the daily allowance will be crossed and plus your baby’s kidney is not strong enough to flush out salt.
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Uncooked eggs might cause digestive issues. Make sure if you are giving boiled eggs, it should be thoroughly cooked.
Your baby cannot cope up with excess fiber since their body is not having high digestive fiber. Go low on foods like raw vegetables, whole nuts and whole fruit.
By the end of 10 months, your baby will be comfortable in using a spoon for eating!
Some points to remember while feeding your 10-month-old baby:
#1. While you introduce new foods into your child’s diet, continue to breastfeed and/or offer formula milk. Give your milk whenever the baby demands it. Most babies would want a feed before bedtime or an afternoon nap.
#2. Add spices to your child’s food but remember to customize as per your baby’s needs.
#3. You can introduce pasta to your child as kids enjoy eating this a lot.
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