Maria Monteverde RD CDN. Nutritionist. Schneider Childrens' Hospital. DrMDK.com
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Male Speaker: When do you start this term finger foods? Female Speaker: Based on the child it could be anywhere from 9 months and sometimes to a year and basically it's when the child starts grabbing for the food, I feel when they want to start -- Male Speaker: So the child is smart enough that child actually tells you. And what will be the most common for us to finger foods that you would recommend? Female Speaker: Cheerio. Male Speaker: Cheerios Female Speaker: Cheerios or they tend to melt in their mouth or even I tell parents over cooked carrots, chopped up very, very small to prevent the choking hazard, they are over cooked so they will mushy in their mouth.