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Food Should Be Soft: Do the Fork Test

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a Patty Onderko and Jennifer Kelly Geddes on Nov 18, 2011 at 4:43PM

How do you know if a food is soft enough for your baby to safely gum? Answer: If it mashes easily with the back of a fork. You may need to overcook pasta, veggies, beans, and meat in order for them to pass this test.

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