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Similac® Advance® Omega-3 & Omega-6, our closest formula ever to breast milk, is the ONLY formula containing galactooligosaccharides and lutein*, a nutrient babies can only get from breast milk or Similac® Advance®**.
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** Prior to the introduction of solid foods
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My baby's development:
Your 7-month-old baby will likely start moving more independently this month, and might begin exploring his surroundings in new ways. In addition, his first tooth could be arriving soon. You'll need to help your baby cope with teething while you continue to foster his development.
By now, you should be well on your way to introducing new foods to your baby. Make sure to include new foods gradually and one at a time to help spot potential food allergies. If your baby has a severe reaction to a specific food, contact your health care professional immediately.
Iron-fortified cereals (rice, barley, oats, mixed cereals, soy)
Pureed or strained vegetables (well-cooked carrots, squash, sweet potatoes, green peas, cauliflower)
Pureed or strained fruits (bananas, pears, apples, peaches, apricot, pineapple)
Pureed meat (lamb, chicken, pork, beef)
Pureed fish (salmon, trout, cod)
Pureed tofu and legumes (dried beans, chickpeas, lentils)
While your baby’s exploring new tastes and textures, Similac® Go & Grow® Omega-3 & Omega-6 supports his transition to a variety of solid foods and cow’s milk. Until your baby starts on solid foods like leafy greens, corn, and eggs, she can only get lutein† from breast milk or Similac Advance†. Learn about Similac® Go & Grow® Omega-3 & Omega-6.
Just 250 mL (1 cup) of Similac® Go & Grow® Omega-3 & Omega-6 has :
Some babies might seem uncomfortable when teething, but you can help soothe the pain. Here are some signs to watch for:
Here are effective ways to help relieve your baby's teething:
Your baby's language, recognition, and social skills are at an important stage of development. Here are some easy activities you and your baby can do together:
Every baby grows and learns at a different pace, but by the end of your baby's 7th month, he will likely be able to do the following:
†Excluding Inherent sources of lutein
*Based on the Dietary Reference Intakes [DRI's] for 7-12 month old babies.
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