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Diet Plan: From the 6th month*

Breast milk – for as long as you and your child is comfortable

* Start with weaning food according to your baby’s development and begin after the 4thmonth at the earliest and after the 6th month at the latest.

Has your baby only had breast milk or formula in a bottle until now?

Then gradually introduce weaning food as described from the 4th – 6th month. The ideal HiPP products to start with are those with "from 4 months" on the packaging.

Have you started with weaning food after the 4th – 6th month?

Yes – your baby is eating a full proper meal from a spoon? Then you can integrate the second weaning meal into the menu plan – a filling milk-cereal pap in the evening. A cereal-fruit pap in the afternoon is recommended as the third weaning meal.

Early morning and later in the morning: The baby still gets breast milk or HiPP 2 Follow-on Milk.

At lunchtime: At lunchtime you can offer your baby a menu. HiPP has many different kinds on offer, so that your child can get to know the full range of flavours in our foods. There are menus with meat, fish and also vegetarian menus. Menus from the 6th month are slightly coarser than menus for after the 4th month, as a gentle cross-over to the products containing small chunks for from the 8th month.

For dessert we recommend a few spoonfuls of fruit rich in vitamin C. The vitamin C helps the body’s absorption of valuable iron from the meat.

In the afternoon: In the afternoon you can carry on breastfeeding or giving your child HiPP Milk Formula. In addition to the milk meal, you can also offer your baby a few spoonfuls of HiPP Fruit & Cereal.

In the evening: As the second complete weaning meal, a milk-cereal pap now replaces the evening milk. HiPP Good Night Paps – without added sugar – are ideal as a filling evening meal. Either ready prepared in a jar or in powder form to be mixed with water.

Your baby will also be thirstier now. Along with the first pap meal you can let your baby practice drinking, without putting pressure on them. Small sips are quite enough in the beginning. With the third weaning meal at the latest, something to drink should be offered at every meal. Water is the best for quenching baby’s thirst. Make sure that thirst is quenched quickly and that the bottle is not used for continuous sucking

To find the right HiPP product group, look for the following colour codes on the shelves:

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