First food!

Baby’s first food was sweet potato avocado. It was supposed to be sweet potato but instead of steaming it I burned it…? Ooops. It was a toss up between sweet potato and avocado anyway. So it will be avocado for a few days. And then on to the next thing!

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He is just over 4 months old. I was originally wanting to delay solid foods anywhere between 6 months and one year, but he has been showing me more and more signs he is ready: extreme interest in what I’m eating, chewing motions, suddenly not sleeping through the night out of hunger. I was also surprised to find out  that introducing foods between 4 and 6 months is correlated with a lower incidence of food allergies including gluten intolerance.

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