This first baby food chart helps you see at-a-glance the best foods for baby from 4 to 6 months.
Please note that it is important to discuss the introduction of all new foods with your pediatrician, as he or she will be acquainted with your family’s medical history and will be able to advise you if certain foods are not appropriate for your child.
NOTE: Since this chart was produced, the guidelines for introducing peanuts have been amended.
Recommendations for the best first baby food vary, but the foods shown here are generally considered ‘low risk’ in terms of allergy and tend to be easily digestible.
In order to keep this chart simple and easy to read, we haven’t added too many details…
…but if you’d like to learn more about each food listed, then simply visit the menu at the top of this page, then click on the ingredient you’re interested in for more information.
We’ll tell you just how nutritious each food is for your child, describe how to prepare it and share with you lots of our favourite recipes using that ingredient!