What spices can I give my 9 month old?
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Devje says any mild spice like coriander, mild curry powder, nutmeg, turmeric, black pepper, cumin, fennel, dill, oregano, and thyme are all OK to introduce to your child’s diet after six months.
Can a 9 month old have salt and pepper?
There’s no need to add salt to your baby’s food. Babies need only a very small amount of salt: less than 1g (0.4g sodium) a day until they are 12 months.
Why can’t babies have spices?
First, we do not recommend seasonings because many of our seasonings mix sodium with other flavorings. A baby’s kidneys are still developing, and consuming too much sodium could tax the baby’s kidneys and – in the worst case scenario – cause renal failure.
Is cinnamon OK for babies?
All types of cinnamon belong to the same family of plants, called the Lauraceae family. Cinnamon is generally regarded as safe to give to your baby in small amounts after they turn 6 months of age. Cinnamon doesn’t commonly cause an allergic reaction in children or adults.
Can I season my babies food?
Introducing seasoning is easy. When your baby becomes comfortable with a certain food, say mashed banana or applesauce, kick it up a notch by adding a pinch of this or that from your baby’s spice cabinet. Start with ground cinnamon (one of the most baby-friendly spices, in my opinion) or a few saffron threads.
Why can’t babies have strawberries?
Berries, including strawberries, aren’t considered a highly allergenic food. But you may notice that they can cause a rash around your baby’s mouth. Acidic foods like berries, citrus fruits, and veggies, and tomatoes can cause irritation around the mouth, but this reaction shouldn’t be considered an allergy.
Can babies have salt pepper?
While it is never recommended to add sugar or salt to baby’s food, we always advocate adding some things to “spice up” or flavor your baby’s food. Here are a few great herbs and spices to try: vanilla * pepper.
Can babies have ketchup?
Never before the age of two (we don’t offer any sugar before age two), and for as long as you can delay it. Since ketchup isn’t a “need”, especially during a pandemic when we aren’t at birthday parties so often, we can always replace ketchup with other options.