Breakfast ideas for baby

Breakfast for Baby

Baby cereals are a great option for breakfast and can be used at other mealtimes, however if these are not available, here are some other ideas:

First foods (around 6 months, but not before 4 months)

  • Cooked pureed fruit e.g. apple, pear or smoothly mashed banana
  • Well-cooked rice with extra water to a pureed texture (congee)
  • Wattie’s 4-6+ months blue colour coded baby food
  • Heinz Organic 4-6+ month baby food

From 6 months

  • Add to previous foods
  • Increased variety of cooked pureed fruits e.g. apricots, peaches
  • Farex Breakfast On the Go pouches: Apple & Oatmeal and Creamy Baby Porridge with Apple
  • Wattie’s 6+ months red colour coded baby food e.g. Banana & Apple Porridge, Apple & Blueberry Muesli, Creamy Banana Porridge 
  • Heinz Organic 6 month baby food e.g. Creamy Oats with Fig & Sultana and Apple, Guava & Berry Porridge

From 7 months

  • Add to previous foods
  • Increased variety of cooked mashed fruits e.g. kiwifruit
  • Introduce yoghurt, small slices of cheese
  • Cooked mashed egg
  • Start to offer small pieces of toast (white or wholemeal bread) as finger food

From 8 months

  • Add to previous foods
  • Increased variety of fruits including cooked mashed and some as small soft finger food
  • Wheat biscuits, porridge
  • Toast fingers
  • Wattie’s 8+ months green colour coded baby food
  • Heinz Organic 8 month baby food

For further meal ideas please see here to the Wattie’s Guide to Baby Feeding printable.

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Anshu's Review - by , 10 February 2017
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can i use normal white rice to start solids of my baby?

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can i use normal white rice to start solids of my baby?

The ForBaby team Review - by , 13 February 2017
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Hi Anshu,

We are working hard to get these back on shelves as soon as we can. In the meantime yes you can use white rice, well cooked in plenty of water and then pureed. If you would like further advice around starting solids you can call our Careline on 0800 222 936 to speak with one of our Dietitians.

Thanks, The ForBaby team

Reply from The ForBaby team

Hi Anshu,

We are working hard to get these back on shelves as soon as we can. In the meantime yes you can use white rice, well cooked in plenty of water and then pureed. If you would like further advice around starting solids you can call our Careline on 0800 222 936 to speak with one of our Dietitians.

Thanks, The ForBaby team

   
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