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How To Teach Your Baby To Feed Themselves

Watch more How to Feed Your Baby videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Teach your baby to feed themselves with these simple tips. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Prepare for mealtime Prepare your child for mealtime by placing them in a high chair. Get ready for the fun to begin. Tip Make it a ritual to wash their hands before every meal. Step 2: Introduce finger foods Introduce finger foods, such as cooked pasta, soft fruit, and steamed vegetables. Step 3: Cut food Choose foods that are not too slippery or too hard. Cut the food into bite-size pieces. Tip Avoid giving your child peanuts, shellfish, and egg whites before the age of one, as these can cause allergic reactions. Step 4: Introduce spoon Introduce them to a baby spoon once they can pick up food with their fingers. Step 5: Put food on spoon Put food on the spoon and help them put it in their mouth. Step 6: Let them practice Let them practice feeding themselves. Some food will surely end up in their hair and on the floor, but with practice it will eventually end up in their mouth. Step 7: Encourage them Encourage them to keep trying. Get your wipes ready. Did You Know? In 2008, approximately 31 million children participated each month in the national school lunch program.
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