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Your baby’s step-by-step guide to texture

Once your baby has mastered smooth purees, it’s time to offer textured foods. Experience with different textures helps him develop the skills for chewing. Here’s how you might adapt foods from four main food groups.

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to read Jan 5, 2021

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