Strawberries

Strawberries It is particularly important to discuss the introduction of strawberries with your baby’s doctor or paediatrician, as strawberries are one of the foods with very high allergy risk. The

Plums & Prunes

Plums & Prunes Plums and prunes are two versions of the same fruit. Plums are the fresh version – prunes are dried plums. Many varieties of plum are available; all

Pear

Pear Delicate in flavour, gentle on the digestive system, pears make an ideal first food for baby at about 6 months of age. It is best to cook pears –

Mango

Mango Mango’s are a super-nutritious tropical fruit, and may be introduced into baby’s diet at around 10 months of age. However, as they belong to the cashew/pistachio group of plants, if

Peaches & Nectarines

Peaches & Nectarines Nectarines are, basically, a ‘fuzz-free’ variety of peach. They have identical nutritional value, and similar flavours, though nectarines may be redder in colour, smaller and more fragrant.

Grapes

Grapes Grapes are highly nutritious and may be introduced after 6 months of age. However, their skin and shape make them unsuitable for giving whole – this can present a

Cranberries

Cranberries Related to blueberries, cranberries are also unlike other berries that need to be avoided early on due to the possibility of allergy. Cranberries are, however, quite acidic, so tummy

Blueberries

Blueberries Unlike other berries that are not recommended for babies until around 12 months of age, most authorities agree that blueberries are the exception, and may safely be introduced at

Banana

Banana Bananas may be introduced to your baby at about 6 months of age, and make an excellent first food, as they provide good nutrition and are really convenient… peel,

Apples

Apples Introduce apple as a first food when your baby is about 6 months old. Apples are nutrient-rich and easy to digest; they are also very versatile, so can be