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12 Healthy Finger Foods That Don't Come From a Box
Raw carrots and green beans should be off-limits until your baby has the ability to chew and swallow hard foods safely, typically after 12 months of age. Steamed veggies, however, work well starting at about 7 to 8 months. To make sure the carrots and beans are soft enough, try to squash them between two fingers; if the vegetables turn to mush, they're cooked perfectly.