At nine months, cut up foods from all food groups. as per the Nunavut Food Guide.
By the time baby is a year old they should eat foods from all four food groups plus breast milk.
Do not give babies these foods:
- Low iron formula
- Tea or coffee
- Cow's milk before 12 months old
- Sweet drinks—pop, fruit drinks, punches, crystals
- Sweet foods—honey, Jello, candy
For more info about feeding baby, talk to the Community Health Nurse.