A 25-year-old female asked about a 35-year-old female:

My baby is 6 months old born 10 weeks early. she is very healthy. can i start giving her crushed bananas and or baby food ie. gerber bananas packaged?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. This schedule reduces development of food allergies based on gut maturation. Technically, your baby is closer to the 4 month stage for cereal introduction.
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