Babies take a fancy to devouring spaghetti with their hands. It might seem disgusting and eccentric to adults. As your baby grows physically and mentally, there comes a point in time when you have to introduce him to utensils to eat food.
Even if you succeed in teaching your kid how to use a knife and a fork, you have done your bit as a parent.
1 – Spoon feeding utensils
These utensils render the job of feeding your baby a whole lot easier.
2 – Self-feeding utensils
These are secure and rather simple utensils that assist your baby in eating food all by himself.
The appropriate utensil for your baby depends on his growth. To make this simpler and more comprehensive simultaneously, I have bifurcated the guide into two sections. Now, without wasting any more time, let’s get going!
Spoons for Spoon Feeding
The seemingly complex task of spoon feeding your baby can become exceptionally easy with the help of a great spoon.
What are the characteristics of a good spoon for feeding your baby?
This is an extremely pertinent question. Here are a few things that you should keep in mind when choosing a spoon for spoon feeding.
1 – Soft-tipped
If your baby makes an attempt to nibble at the metallic spoon, then the baby’s feeding time should be expected to come to an abrupt end. You will have to wait for the baby to stop crying his heart out before you begin to feed him again. A soft plastic or silicone spoon will protect the delicate gums of your baby no matter how hard he may bite at the spoon. Having said that, there are some babies who take a fancy to metallic spoon as well.
2 – Flat tipped
The food is definitely going to end up being splattered on that cute face of your baby even if you try your hardest to land every mouthful right into his opened mouth. You can comfortably scrape away the bits of food around your baby’s lips, putting them back again into his mouth with the help of a flat tipped spoon.
3 – Nicely weighted
The weight of the spoon is generally not taken into account