'Feeding the Banana' tip

🍌 When a baby turns 6 months , first fruit which strikes our mind are bananas.

Easy to mash , high in vitamins , recommended by Grandparents , doctors ,right mommies ?

🍌 How about instead of spoon feeding mashed bananas , we encourage #selffeeding to the baby.

🍌 No teeth, how they will bite??

Babies have damn strong gums. Have you ever tried to put your fingers inside baby's mouth. Try it now

🍌 Bananas are slippery, how they will hold it??

Peel it half , cut the peeled part from below. It will b easy for them to hold.

🍌 What if they choke?

There is a difference between gagging and choking ( thats a all together separate posts to make) .

But keep in mind babies have strong gagging reflex , they will push the food out from their tongue when they feel they are not able to take it anymore.

🍌 But Why ??

This way baby can #explore it through food play , its shape , its texture and simultaneously learn how to hold it to eat it.

🍌Also it will ease your work mommies of spoon feeding the babies.

Eventually baby will start recognizing its color and name relating it as a food to eat.

🍌Note - It will take days / weeks for the babies to learn perfectly, definitely not a one day process.

🍌But #Keeptrying

Also, get ready to be messy.

🍌 Any suggestions / questions are welcome. #babyfoods #fingerfoodfirsts #infants #kidsexplore #mommyexplore


very informative post thank you for sharing

Helpful post👍

Thanks ladies🥰🥰

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