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Tips for Introducing Solid Foods

Did you know that by 9 months a child's taste preferences are mostly set? This is one of the many reasons why it's important to introduce a variety of flavors, textures and colors when starting solid foods.

In this video, you'll get great tips on how to start solid foods off right—and set your baby on the road to healthy eating for life! And…don't forget to check out the infographic below for more solid food healthy habits. 


infographic - tips for starting solid foods

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The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
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