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At 6 months of age, your baby needs more nutrients and is ready to start trying solid foods. To learn how to introduce your baby to solid food and how much food to offer, see HealthLinkBC File #69c Baby's First Foods. For sample meal ideas and recipes, see Healthy Eating for Infants and Children – Baby’s First Foods.
If your baby is at increased risk of food allergies and you would like to learn more about food allergy, see Reducing Risk of Food Allergy in Your Baby.
If you have questions about introducing solid foods to your baby call 8-1-1 to speak with a registered nurse or registered dietitian. Our nurses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and our dietitians are available Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or you can Email a HealthLinkBC Dietitian.
Adaptation Date: 4/29/2022
Adapted By: HealthLink BC
Adaptation Reviewed By: HealthLink BC