Coen had his first bite of food at four months. We didn’t go the traditional text book route of feeding him cereal. We chose to feed him avocado for his first bite. Jay did a bunch of research on what to feed Coen, he was convinced that it was the best way to go. I definitely was on board so that we can encourage him to eat healthy right from the start. Plus, I figured it would be fine no matter what you pick for your child as long as its a healthy choice, since its recommended that you start adding foods at 4 – 6 months. Avocado has those healthy fats that help with brain development.
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During this week, we also added yogurt and carrots to his diet. Next week we will add banana as his first fruit.