I'm torn on what kinds of food I should be giving my 5 month old. I started her on hommade babyfood.. She has everything that I think she should try for her age group. Any suggestions

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Dove - posted on 03/08/2013

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At 5 months they don't even typically need any food, so whatever you want to try... save for a few allergens and/or choking hazards is fine. Just a tiny amount and only one new food every few days. There is also nothing wrong with sticking with whatever she's already had for a few more months. Always give breast milk or formula before solids and just let her have fun with it.

Kelsey - posted on 03/08/2013

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You could basically start her out on anything but Strawberries. Some babies could be allergic. Make sure she has had breastmilk or formula first then offer a little bit of food because food before age 1 is just for fun and taste. Start her with some basic veggies, like green beans, peas, sweet potatoes, carrots. Then you could do some fruits like apples, peaches, pears, melon, blueberries.

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