They say she should be eating fish, grains and stuff by now but she has no teeth to chew anything. What should I do? Just put it all in a blender?
She needs soft foods. They dont necessarily need to be pureed in the blender. Kids are pretty good at "gumming" things if they are soft. Children get teeth at different rates. My oldest son was just at a year when his first bottom teeth came in. I gave him teething cookies, toast, for his meats I used jarred baby food mostly but you could puree meat in a blender with a little broth if you make your own food, he ate mashed potatoes, oat meal, he could eat soft veggies like canned green beans and steamed veggies, and also pastas. I would give him cereals like plain Cheerios to gum. You just have to watch for choking. "Gumming" will encourage her teeth to come through the gums and they can eat more than you think with no teeth to chew. There are toddler foods available too and those are all very soft. You just have to supervise their eating.
You can give her teething cookies to gnaw on, but a baby needs baby food. Who is they? My kids did not have any solids before they were a yr old. Just baby food or food I blenderized. They ate baby cereal and sometimes cheerios. There is really nothing your child needs at that age that can't be provided with baby food. Infants can choke too easily to risk solid foods before they can chew it right.
You can basically give her anything you want to, my son is 9months old and eats what my husband and I eat, you just have to watch her when she eats, a lot of the toddler foods are really soft, at 6 months I gave my son a piece of steak to gnaw on and just watched him.. You feed her what you want to, don't let anyone tell you that your not supposed to do that, my sons Dr said between 6-9 months you can start giving them food we eat as long as they can handle it( not to small pieces, or spicy, ect.) YOU DO WHAT YOU THINK IS BEST MOMMA!! Your doing just fine!
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