You’re consumed with keeping your pride and joy the picture of perfection. But do you know what she should be consuming…and when? This cheat sheet will help guide you through baby’s first year.
At this age, breast milk or baby formula is the best source of nutrition. Formula users have a variety to choose from, including organic dairy-based and organic soy formulas, plus those fortified with iron and some that are naturally flavored. No matter your preference, help baby pace herself by taking breaks and watching for signs of fullness.
4 months - 1 year: Solid Foods
Many parents introduce their babies to solid foods between four and six months. If your little one has specific dietary needs, it can be hard to find nutrient-rich and allergen-free baby food. Let Vitacost relieve some of the burden with its gluten-free baby food selection, featuring fruit and veggie purees and brown rice baby cereal.
When baby begins picking things up with her hands, it’s a good time to add finger foods. Vitacost offers many organic baby snacks like Healthy Times Premium Organic Biscuits that are great for teething tots and are soy, wheat and dairy free. Keep a stash of baby snacks in your diaper bag, in the car and at the grandparents’ house for easy eating on the go.
In the beginning, you’ll be waking up every few hours for a feeding, which may not be your idea of a good-night’s sleep. But when you shop Vitacost’s great deals on nutritious organic baby food and baby formula, you can rest easy knowing baby is getting what’s best for her.See All Formula & Baby Food Products