• Keep your baby’s skin peachy soft and smooth with its abundance of Vit E!
• Juicy peaches are 85% water to keep your baby hydrated.
• A juicy snack to slurp on that is bursting with vitamin A and C
• Peach skin is packed with minerals such as potassium, calcium and iron to support little one’s growth.
We have lots of ideas to help you include juicy peaches in your little one's diet. Please scroll down for more information.
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Introducing peach: The peach season is rather short so opting for tinned peaches in natural juice makes a great year-round alternative.
There are different ways to include peaches in your baby’s diet, depending on their age and needs.
Find ideas for each age group below.
Introducing peach at 6-9 months
Peach puree is a deliciously sweet treat for your little one - a pudding packed full of goodness.
Wash and puree fresh peach with the skin on.
Cook, Bake or Stew Peaches with the skin on and blitz to a smooth puree.
Offer sugar-free rusks to dip into peach puree!
Introducing peach at 9-12 months
Perfect for baby-led weaning! 1 cm thick slices of peach are a great finger food!
Leave the skin on to provide a grip for this slippery fruit.
If using tinned peaches, roll the slices in finely ground nuts or seeds to offer grip!
Finely diced peach pieces make a perfect textural addition to a puree or porridge.
Introducing peach at 12-18 months
Peach halves with the stone removed and the nutritious skin left on make for great self-feeding.
Peach puree makes a refreshing frozen summer treat when poured into ice lolly moulds and popped in the freezer overnight!
Offer small, chopped pieces of peach with the skin on.
A fork to spear the peach chunks adds hand-eye coordination practice.
If using tinned peach halves roll in finely ground nuts or seeds to offer a better grip!
Remove the stone from the peach before serving or offering to your little one.
Make sure peaches are perfectly ripe and soft before serving.
Tinned and frozen peaches are perfectly suitable to offer and are quick and convenient.
With tinned peach, choose varieties that are canned in juice (as opposed to syrup) .
Peaches are a slippery fruit serve with the skin on to offer a good grip for your baby to feed themselves independently.