Pumpkin is amazingly nutritious for your baby’s development and digestive health! It contains loads of vitamin C that help protect your baby against the common cold and believe it or not, it also helps your baby's sleep better (yay, more sleep for you)! Excited to make some pumpkin for your baby now? Learn how to prepare a yummy pumpkin puree with our quick video below.
Spinach is simple to make and super easy to eat! This superfood contains many vitamins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, and vitamins B6, B9, and E that help promote health in skin, hair, and bone health—all the great stuff that your baby needs for healthy development and smooth digestion! Simply steam it and serve on its own or blend it in a congee for your baby. Take a look at this video on how to serve spinach for your baby here.
Strawberries may be small, but they are rich in multivitamins and minerals! With plenty of vitamin C and antioxidants, it contains up to 92% of water content, making it one of the best fruits out there to ease digestion. Playtime and learning won’t be disrupted as its nutrients help strengthen immune systems, boost circulatory systems, and help bones stay healthy and strong. Slice them up and serve or puree them to top it on oats. Check out this easy video on how to preserve its nutrients!
Salmon is an amazing high-quality protein filled with calcium! With loads of vitamin D, DHA, and omega-3 fatty acids, it’s good for your little one’s brain, eye, and nerve development. Just steam and/or mash them alongside soft, leafy vegetables (likes spinach!) to make it a complete meal for your little one. Learn how to cook salmon while preserving its nutrients with our video below.
Now that you know what sort of foods and fruits are beneficial for your baby’s digestive system, be creative and go wild with recipes. While mealtimes can be challenging, there is no doubt that meals and snack breaks can be a great time for your baby when you make it fun and interactive, especially with the help of our short videos above!