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4 safety tips for finger foods

4 safety tips for finger foods

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As your baby grows, her food habits start changing ?When your baby starts to eat finger foods, be sure to follow these safety guidelines:

Thursday, April 6th, 2017

  1. Be there. Always stay close by when your baby is eating. Some foods still may cause difficulty and could pose a choking hazard. It’s a good idea to learn how to intervene appropriately if your baby chokes; ask your doctor to demonstrate what to do. Or sign up for a first-aid class at your local hospital.
  2. Make sure your baby doesn’t bite off more than she can chew. Cut her food into small pieces rather than giving her a large piece.
  3. No dining in cars. Avoid giving your baby finger food in the car.
  4. Size counts. Avoid feeding foods that could be swallowed whole.

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