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Table 1: Calendar for feeding your baby for the first year of life.
Breast milk or iron-fortified formula
Breast milk or formula
Continue breast milk or iron fortified formula
Start whole cow's milk from cup.
Cereals and grain products
Iron-fortified plain infant cereal (no fruit flavor or mixed grains). Start with rice, then oatmeal or barley.
Mixed grain cereals. Noodles, rice. Bread and toast strips.
Strained, single vegetables
Cooked vegetables, mashed or chopped.
Sliced cooked vegetables for finger-feeding.
Fruit & fruit juices
Strained, single fruits.
Unsweetened fruit juices
Cooked, canned, or soft fresh fruits, mashed or chopped.
Sliced soft fruit for finger feeding.
Meat and other protein foods
Strained single meats. Pureed dried beans, peas. Plain yogurt.
Same foods, chopped or mashed. Cottage cheese, mashed egg yolk.
Same foods, bite-sized pieces for finger feeding. Creamy peanut butter.
Egg white and fish
Egg white. Tender, flaked boneless
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