Can We Give Cranberries and Blueberries Together for a 1.7-year-old Baby Boy?
To give cranberries and blueberries together to the baby, discuss it with the doctor.
Though, you can give both the fruits to the baby (not to mention, we are not recommending giving these together). It would be better if you consult the same with the doctor.
Yes, your baby of 1.7 years can have cranberries and blueberries. Though, make sure not to introduce the same until your baby is 6 months.
Because according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, your baby should only have breastmilk for his 6 months of life.
Above all, when giving anything to your baby, you should make sure it is mashed or pureed, especially when you are introducing anything to your baby for the first time. Because it could impose the risk of choking.
Here are few steps you can follow to introduce food to your baby,
- Make sure your baby can hold his head, neck, and shoulder
- Look for the cues of hunger such as a tight fist, putting hands in mouth, etc
- If your baby seems to be hungry even after having milk (the usual portion of milk)
- When your baby looks curious about everything around