15 months old
Your baby is not such a baby any more and already has his or her own personality. Children are all so different, but you will find that personality traits you notice now will still be there in your son or daughter in twenty years’ time. Make the most of this lovely time with your child - every age has its attractions, but only when they are so little do you see such rapid change and development.
Babies of this age…
- Are demonstrating new skills every day
- May be able to stand up from sitting - unaided
- Will probably be trying to feed themselves - however messily!
- Often want to help with undressing - taking off socks is fun!
HiPP Organic - still valuable to your baby
Your baby is probably now eating many ordinary family foods, but HiPP Organic recipes also have a valuable role as quick, healthy and satisfying organic meals.
3 meals 2 snacks
HiPP have some great microwave meals for this age group. They are tasty and nourishing and you know that you can trust the quality of the ingredients, the fact the meals are always suitable for young tummies (ie not high in salt or sugar or other unwanted ingredients) and that little ones love them.
Most toddlers will be having three meals a day at this age plus two snacks. Look after their health by making suitable choices. HiPP Organic finger foods - such as Apple Elephant Biscuits, for example - are a great snack for children of all ages. They’re easy to digest and you can encourage self-feeding by offering Elephant Biscuits to dip into a pot of HiPP Organic Fruit Pots (these pure fruit purées are excellent for the whole family to enjoy).
The HiPP Organic fruit juices too will continue to be useful throughout childhood.
Foods not to give
Are there any foods you should not give to toddlers of this age?
- Do not give salty adult crisps or snacks
- Don’t give squash or fruit drinks between meals - this can cause tooth decay
- Oily fish such as salmon or sardines is very good for children - but limit it to not more than 2 helpings per week for girls and 4 for boys
- No whole nuts, in case of choking. If your toddler has been diagnosed with an allergy, (for example, food, eczema, hay fever or asthma) or your toddler has older brothers or sisters or parents with one of these allergies, check with your GP, health visitor or allergy specialist before giving your little one peanuts. If your toddler has no allergies and nobody in their immediate family has allergies, they can eat peanuts but make sure they are crushed up and not whole. When eating peanuts for the first time, watch out for an allergic reaction and seek medical advice if you think your toddler is having a reaction.
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