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The Best Foods For Baby: Store-Bought or Homemade

Up to six months, babies should have formula or breast milk exclusively. Once they are ready for solid foods, though, their options widen considerably. Store-bought baby food can be more expensive than the food you make at home, but making baby food at home can be laborious and time-consuming. Which is easier, store-bought or homemade? Here is a comparison of the two to help you make the most informed decision about what is best for you and your baby. How Do I Know When My Baby is Ready For Solid Foods? The World Health Organization recommends exclusively breastfeeding (or formula feeding) infants until six months of age for optimal health and development. Until six months of age, babies can get everything they need from their mothers. Pediatricians look for developmental signs such as the baby being able to hold his head up, relaxing of the sucking reflex, being able to sit…