I’m doing a double take at these photos; how is Nora already close to 5 months old?! She’s come a long way from the little 6 pound baby that we brought home in October. She is nursing like a champ and her doctor officially gave us the word to start slowly introducing solids.
The first few years of life are so important for babies development, which is why we chose Gerber Infant Cereal as her first solid food. Single-grain infant cereals are an ideal first solid food to check for food sensitivities and help develop baby’s eating skills. Plus, it easily mixes and compliments with breastmilk, which makes it a familiar taste for breastfed babies.
Gerber infant cereal is filled with a long list of essential nutrients babies need: Calcium, iron, Vitamins A, C and E, and of course, iron. 2 tablespoons of Gerber Infant cereal provides 90% of babies daily iron need! Plus, Gerber Infant Cereal is Non GMO, no artificial colors or flavors and packaged in a BPA free container.
Making Nora’s firstceral serving was easy and quick.
I simply mixed 1 tablespoon of Gerber Infant Cereal with 4 tablespoons of expressed breastmilk.
We served the cereal as is, but you can serve it warm, just be sure to check the temperature before feeding to baby!
As she gets older and more accustomed to solids, we will gradually reduce the amount go breastmilk we mix with our Gerber Infant cereal and maybe even mix in some additional fruits for flavoring.
Read more about Gerber Infant Cereal nutritional facts here.