Stage 2 Baby Food is a term that applies to baby foods that are more thick and textured. Stage 2 Baby Foods also have ingredients that are suited to babies who are over 7-8 months of age such asmeatsandspices.
Some parents define Stage 2 baby foods as baby foods that are chunky. These foods should be appropriate for babies who are beginning to master “chewing” their foods and who have completely lost any form of the tongue thrust reflex. The commercial Stage 2 Baby Foods in this range are targeted to babies who are between the ages of 7-8 to 10 months old.
Stage 2 baby foods are foods that are still the lowest on the allergy scale however at this stage, some dairy and/or wheat products are often introduced. Stage 2 baby foods are typically those foods that are more fibrous, a bit more acidic and contain a higher amount of protein. These foods should be well tolerated and digested by this point. Some of these foods include,lentils,blueberriesand egg yolks.