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When can I feed my baby fish?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: 10-12 months
If a parent wants to feed a baby fish, wait until the baby is old enough to be able to eat pureed meats, which are a bit drier/stickier than the baby-food veggies or fruits.
This is usually around 10-12 months. Fish have little bones, so are more dangerous. A parent must take each flake of fish and massage it between his fingers until it is mushy (that is the best way to check for bones.

In brief: 10-12 months
If a parent wants to feed a baby fish, wait until the baby is old enough to be able to eat pureed meats, which are a bit drier/stickier than the baby-food veggies or fruits.
This is usually around 10-12 months. Fish have little bones, so are more dangerous. A parent must take each flake of fish and massage it between his fingers until it is mushy (that is the best way to check for bones.
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In brief: After 1 year if...
...The fish is boneless, has no other choking hazards, and is not a "top predator" fish like tuna.
And, obviously, if there is no fish allergy.

In brief: After 1 year if...
...The fish is boneless, has no other choking hazards, and is not a "top predator" fish like tuna.
And, obviously, if there is no fish allergy.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics
In brief: 6 months
You can introduce fish as early as 6 months.
You may want to check with your baby's pediatrician first if your baby has food allergies or eczema. Always check for bones and avoid consuming fish high in mercury (king mackerel, child shark, swordfish and tilefish) safe fish to introduce include flounder, haddock, cod and sole.

In brief: 6 months
You can introduce fish as early as 6 months.
You may want to check with your baby's pediatrician first if your baby has food allergies or eczema. Always check for bones and avoid consuming fish high in mercury (king mackerel, child shark, swordfish and tilefish) safe fish to introduce include flounder, haddock, cod and sole.
Dr. Julia Sundel
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