What is the typical diet for an eight-month-old baby?


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Eight-month-old babies are starting to eat solid foods, though may still have some breast milk or formula. Their diet includes mashed foods and soft finger foods.

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Some common breakfast items for an 8-month-old baby are mashed eggs, cereal and diced fruit. For snacks, a baby of this age can eat small pieces of soft cheese, cooked vegetables, crackers and yogurt. For lunch, babies eat yellow or orange vegetables that are cooked and soft, along with yogurt and cottage cheese. Some babies also have a small amount of meat for lunch. For dinner, babies can eat meat, vegetables, fruit, rice and pasta.

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