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When is a good time to start finger foods for a baby?

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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Time to chow down!

A baby will usually let you know, but it is usually around 8 or 9 months of age when they have ability to transfer food from hand to mouth.
Remember start with foods that are soft and can easily dissolve in her mouth; they usually don't have teeth at this age.

In brief: Time to chow down!

A baby will usually let you know, but it is usually around 8 or 9 months of age when they have ability to transfer food from hand to mouth.
Remember start with foods that are soft and can easily dissolve in her mouth; they usually don't have teeth at this age.
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