Please note that recommendations vary and you should ALWAYS check with your doctor before introducing new foods.
Foods marked with an asterisk * are common allergens and should be introduced with care after consulting with your pediatrician.
4 to 6 mo ths 6 to 9 mo ths 10 to 12 mo ths 12 mo ths+
Fruit banana pear avocado plum apple peach nectarine same as 4 to 6 months PLUS: blueberry papaya melon apricot raisins and grapes (chopped or pureed) THEN kiwi fruit ( 8 months) same as 6 to 9 months PLUS: mango pineapple same as 10 to 12 months PLUS: citrus berries (including strawberries and raspberries but NOT including blueberries, which can be introduced earlier)*
Cereal a d white rice brown rice same as 4 to 6 months PLUS:
Grai s wheat* wheat germ* rye barley oats quinoa pasta
Veggies sweet potato white potato carrots butternut squash pumpkin swede/rutabaga parsnip same as 4 to 6 months PLUS: peas green beans zucchini or courgette bell pepper THEN broccoli eggplant cauliflower beets/beetroot lentils/dried beans onions asparagus turnips soy (inc tofu)* same as 6 to 9 months PLUS: tomatoes spinach okra same as 10 to 12 months PLUS: corn*
Dairy yogurt/fromage frais (some pediatricians advise waiting until at least 6 months) same as 4 to 6 months PLUS: cheese yogurt yogurt cheese same as 6 to 9 months same as 10 to 12 months PLUS: cow's milk (as a main drink)
Eggs cooked egg yolk cooked egg white (with caution)*
Fish white fish (eg cod, haddock, pollock) light tuna salmon sardines mackerel
Meat chicken beef pork lamb turkey
Other aromatic spices herbs garlic flax seeds (ground) sesame seeds (ground) mushrooms peanuts and peanut butter* other nuts* shellfish* honey