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Wattie's Guide to Baby Feeding

Even though every baby is different, most babies are ready to start solids around 6 months, but not before 4 months. While a few messy moments are to be expected, be patient and they’ll eventually get the hang of it!

To help you and your baby on the exciting adventure of starting solids, we’ve created the Wattie’s Guide to Baby Feeding chart - a guide to which foods to introduce when!

To download a copy to pop onto your fridge, click here for our Printables.

For more answers to your baby feeding questions, ask one of our health professionals here or call the Forbaby Careline on 0800 55 66 66.

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christie.greaney@gmail.com's Comment

Hi, how much formula intake should a 7month old baby have? who is on 3 small meals a day :)

Reply from the ForBaby team

Hi Christie,

Thanks for getting in touch. At around 7 months you should aim for 3-4 200ml feeds of formula a day. At this stage it is still important to offer milk feeds before solid food. At around 8 months you can start you offer your solid food first, followed by around 600ml of formula a day.

If you’d like to discuss further, please don’t hesitate to call our Careline to speak with one of our Nutritionists on 0800 55 66 66.

Thanks,
the ForBaby team.

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