Babies: Is spinach safe for babies?

My baby is nine months old. When can I start feeding her spinach?

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A nine-month-old baby can eat spinach safely.

Babies older that six months have a stomach acidity that is high enough to handle the nitrates in spinach, especially the levels found in baby food spinach and frozen processed spinach.

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