From 5-6 months of age, the next step is to introduce a milk free fruit porridge which substitutes the afternoon milk feed and pushes the milk porridge meal towards evening.
Every Holle Organic Baby Porridge is made using not only is the main body of the grain, but the entire kernel, including the important outer bran layer, which ensures the entire nutritional contents of the grain such as vitamins, minerals and fibre are retained. The wholegrain seeds are gently cooked and prepared using a special method that unlocks their goodness to produce fine, readily soluble and easily digestible flakes.
At first you start with very mild fruit, e.g. apples, pears, bananas.
To prepare the porridge just mix a Holle Organic Baby Porridge with freshly puréed fruit (or a Holle organic fruit jar). With a glass grater you can quickly and easily make the finest purée of fruit and vegetables, even in small amounts, while retaining all the vital nutrients your growing baby needs, or of course there is the Holle Range of Jars.
To increase the availability of essential fatty acids we recommend adding 1-2 teaspoons of Holle Organic Baby Weaning Oil. Milk free meals such as vegetable, potato and meat meals or fruit and cereal porridges are nearly fat free. In order to increase the availability of fat soluble vitamins vegetable oil should be added. This also increases the amount of essential fatty acids in the meal and therefore the energy supply.
Every weaning meal replaces one milk feed (breast feed or bottle feed). If you have, as suggested, breastfed your baby fully for six months then the ages mentioned above will move forwards accordingly. The age in months shown is the earliest possible time to introduce solid foods. According to your baby’s development, suggested ages may vary by 1–2 months. These variations are entirely natural and normal!
Wholesome spelt goodness.Holle’s Organic Spelt Rusks make great baby snacks for between meals, and encourage the development of chewing whilst progressing onto more solid foods. The Spelt Rusks have been specially developed with allergies in mind and are produced without sugar, wheat or milk protein.