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To make your own baby food:Peel the fruits and vegetables, and remove the seeds. Also remove inedible or hard portions such as the stalk.
Apples, pears, carrots, cabbages and other harder foods may be softened by cooking. You can maintain the nutritional content of these foods by boiling or steaming them. Steaming is recommended since it preserves nutrients more efficiently.

Add a little boiled water to the ingredients you have and blend them into a paste or puree. Add adequate liquid to enable you to get a smoother, more liquid-like consistency in the beginning. Later, as your baby grows, you can lessen the quantity of water to make it harder. Once your baby is about 9 months old, you may also use milk instead of water as a base to blend the food.
Important Dos and don't s At this vulnerable age, your baby is easily susceptible to and diseases. Guard against a chance infection by maintaining a strict level of hygiene. Wash your hands thoroughly before handling your baby's food items or the utensils.

At this point there is no need to add sugar, salt, or any garnishing to your baby's food. Your baby may react adversely to even the slightest amount of spices, so it is important to avoid them. Do not give your baby food that is either too hot or too cold. Food which is slightly warmer than room temperature is ideal for your baby.

Do not heat your baby's food in a microwave, as this may cause the food to warm unevenly, causing some portions to overheat and leaving others cold.

When introducing solid food, at around six to seven months, this food will only complement the baby's regular feeds with breast milk or formula. Only after about a year or even longer, should the baby be completely transitioned to solid food.

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