Food ideas for Pacific babies 8-10 months English HE2660

May 2024
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Meal ideas for Pacific babies and toddlers from 8 to 10 months old. Includes Pacific meal ideas for babies learning to eat, tailored to their age and stage. This resource was co-produced with the Pacific community and uses Pasifika design.

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May 2024
May 2024
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Along with mashed and soft food, you can now start to offer slightly firmer finger foods as well as raw and finely chopped foods.

  • Pork mince chow mein with mixed vegetables
  • Egg, grated apple and potato
  • Tuna, mixed vegetables and rice
  • Egg fried rice with mixed vegetables
  • Bread, grated cheese and thinly sliced tomato
  • Porridge with peaches
  • Mince, pasta and vegetables
  • Beef, cassava and mashed peas
  • Sua Fa’i banana and sago pudding
  • Peanut butter and banana on crispbread cracker
  • Fish, chopped salad and green banana
  • Peanut butter on toast with grated carrot

You can now offer three meals per day, before breast milk or formula.