Should I add water or other liquid to my baby’s food to thin them out?

Frequently Asked Question.

You can add a little bit or water, breast milk, or formula to food to thin them out...

...In fact, NurtureBaby recommends it when first introducing solids to your baby’s diet. Babies have to learn how to swallow foods; it is not instinctive like their sucking reflex. Foods with a thick consistency can cause infants to choke.

Most of NurtureBaby’s recipes for 4-6 months call for water in the cooking process. We recommend adding the cooking liquid (water) when pureeing . It helps smooth the consistency and adds back vitamins and minerals that may have been lost in cooking process.

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