While there's no magical switch that's flicked to get your baby onto solid foods, once they hit the 4-6 month mark they'll be at a good place to start trying new flavours and textures. This banana porridge from Cow & Gate is the perfect thing to get your little one introduced to a brand new food, and you'll find only natural ingredients to which you only need to add water, to get them started.
Table of Nutrition
Per 100g dry product: Energy: 1790 kJ / 425 kcal, Fat: 11.2 g, of which, saturates: 4.6 g, Carbohydrate: 64.5 g, of which, sugars*: 30.0 g, Fibre: 2.6 g, Protein: 14.5 g, Salt*: 0.28 g, Vitamins, Vitamin A: 428 µg, Vitamin D3: 6.0 µg, Vitamin E: 6.7 mg TE, Vitamin C: 56.0 mg, Thiamin (B1): 1.1 mg, Vitamin B6: 0.70 mg, Biotin (B7): 23.0 µg, Minerals, Calcium: 634 mg, Iron: 7.9 mg, Iodine: 128 µg, 1 20g serving of cereal (approximately 2 1/2 tablespoons) made with 80ml of water (approximately 5 tablespoons), *No added sugar. Contains naturally occurring sugars and salt only, †Labelling Reference Value for infants and young children
Per 20g cereal with 80ml of water1 (% LRV†): Energy: 358 kJ / 85 kcal, Fat: 2.2 g, of which, saturates: 0.9 g, Carbohydrate: 12.9 g, of which, sugars*: 6.0 g, Fibre: 0.5 g, Protein: 2.9 g, Salt*: 0.06 g, Vitamins, Vitamin A: 86 µg (22%), Vitamin D3: 1.2 µg (12%), Vitamin E: 1.3 mg TE, Vitamin C: 11.0 mg (44%), Thiamin (B1): 0.23 mg (46%), Vitamin B6: 0.14 mg (20%), Biotin (B7): 4.6 µg, Minerals, Calcium: 127 mg (32%), Iron: 1.6 mg (27%), Iodine: 26 µg (37%), 1 20g serving of cereal (approximately 2 1/2 tablespoons) made with 80ml of water (approximately 5 tablespoons), *No added sugar. Contains naturally occurring sugars and salt only, †Labelling Reference Value for infants and young children
Skimmed MILK Powder, Milled Corn (20%), Banana Flakes (16%), Milled Rice (14%), Demineralised Whey Powder (from MILK), Vegetable Fat (Sunflower Oil, Coconut Oil, Rapeseed Oil, Palm Oil, Emulsifier (SOY Lecithin)), Minerals (Iodine, Iron, Calcium), Vitamins (Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Biotin, Vitamin D3, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Vitamin C)
Preparation & Usage
Yummy porridge in 3 easy steps
1 For every 1 level spoonful of cereal...
2 Mix 2 spoonfuls of warm, previously boiled water.
3 Stir & enjoy!
Preparation instructions are a ratio guide only.
Let your little one's appetite lead the way. Carefully observe your baby; they will let you know when they have had enough.
Add more or less liquid to alter the consistency.
Use a clean bowl and feeding spoon.
Always check the temperature before feeding.
Breastfeeding is recommended for the first 6 months of life. Please speak with a healthcare professional before introducing solid foods.
Please store this product in a cool, dry place (not in the fridge) and once opened use within 28 days.
The serious bit...
Do not leave your little one alone when eating and drinking.
For good dental hygiene, clean your baby's teeth regularly especially before bedtime.