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Infant Feeding Chart

There is a standard feeding chart for an infant's first year of life. A baby's diet starts out as complete liquid, then moves into some solids (albeit pretty mushy) with liquids. By the end of the first year, 50 percent of an infant's nutritional needs will be met through complementary foods; the rest from breast milk or formula.
 
Most infants are able to start eating solid foods at four to six months of age. Iron-fortified cereal is often introduced at this time. At around six to eight months old, you can start giving your baby pureed foods, including meats, fruits, and vegetables. Beyond eight months of age, you will need to increase portion sizes and continue to introduce your child to a variety of cereals, protein products, vegetables, and fruits.
 
(Click Infant Feeding Schedule for a detailed feeding chart, including specific guidelines on when to introduce certain solid foods to your baby.)
 
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