Finger foods safe for 7 month old with no teeth?

Lindsey - posted on 08/06/2011 ( 2 moms have responded )

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I have a question...my 7 month old daughter gets so angry when she shes us eating food and she always trys to grab it and eat it but she has no teeth. So is there any finger foods safe for her?

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Mandy - posted on 08/10/2011

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Babies don't necessarily need teeth to eat finger foods. As long as the food is soft enough to mash with her gums, it should be fine. You may want to try a mesh feeder to help with the transition from purees to solids like berries and melon. Small pieces of wheat bread ( the middle, not the crust) is a great first finger food. Also the store bought puffs and yogurt melts dissolve in baby's mouth and decreases the risk of choking. Hope this helps.

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