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What should baby have for breakfast?

Breakfast is such an important meal of the day for everyone and your baby is no exception. You can use your own breakfast needs as a good template for what you can give your baby.
 
Starting off, you can try puréeing pear, apple, kiwi, or banana. A great idea, which babies seem to love is to purée half a banana with half an avacado.You can also try baby rice with some added puréed fruits.
 
Cereals such as porridge or fortified baby cereals are a good staple and you add puréed fruits such as apple, kiwi, melon, strawberries, pear, banana, or whatever fruit your baby is partial to! Vitamin C rich foods such as oranges and kiwis are recommended with cereals as vitamin C helps aid iron absorption. You could also try scrambled eggs with soft buttered fingers of toast.
 
It is important to remember that soft boiled eggs and poached eggs are not suitable for babies under 12 months so should be avoided.
 
Fruit and yoghurt can also provide a good start to the day. When selecting yoghurt a lot of mums opt for natural yoghurt and add fruit purée for a healthier option. Avoid low fat yoghurts as they are not nutritionally suitable for babies. You can also offer chopped fruit as a finger food for your baby’s breakfast when they are at this stage.
 

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Fibre is important in your baby's diet but should only be present in small amounts as it can prevent the absorbtion of important minerals.
Fat is a vital source of energy for your growing baby.
Gluten is contained in foods such as wheat, rye, barley, and oats which are alll good sources of iron and fibre.
Honey should never be given to a baby under 12 months due to the risk of botulism poisoning.
There are lots of wonderful first foods for your baby to try including puréed vegetables, fruit, and baby cereals. 
There are lots of great ways to easily prepare and cook food for your baby.
A good breakfast is vital to ensure your baby is getting the best start to the day. 

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