Solids - Will only eat Rice Cereal

6 mo.
Helen Hansen
Dear Charlotte

In fact, rice cereal is really good to use as the basic cereal meal.

Try to use some carrot or pea pure as topping on the rice cereal, this way you may be able little by little to introduce vegetable pure. If your daughter prefers the sweet taste, I suggest to prepare the vegetable pure based on sweet vegetables, i.e. sweet potatoes, carrots, Jerusalem artichokes, peas or similar. Boiled parsnip, Hamburg parsley and celeriac get a sweet taste.

In order to give the food a little structure you can mix some oatmeal ceral in the rice cereal.

Apart from this I recommend that you start to offer your daughter some finger food for her to suck on, e.g. toast rye bread sticks, potato sticks, boil cauliflower or broccoli and similar, this way she will get used to the taste, and she will probably like to eat without any help from you :o)

It is quite all right to let her drink water for all her meals, but see to it that she drinks enough milk in order to cover her milk intake, which is still very high. Offer her water when she is thirsty ...

I hope this is helpful. Merry Christmas :o)

Kind regards,

Helen Hansen


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