7 to 9 Month Feeding Milestones to Look For

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See the 6 different feeding milestones baby should be reaching by 9 months one. Each milestone has a clip so you can see the different feeding milestones for baby. Here are the feeding milestones your baby should be reaching by 9 months old:

  • In a highchair, holds and drinks from a bottle
  • Begins to eat thicker pureed and mashed table foods
  • Enjoys chew toys that can massage sore and swollen gums during teething
  • Stays full longer after eating
  • Starts to look and reach for objects, such as, food that is nearby
  • Shows strong reaction to new smells and tastes

As always, all of our milestones are validated with American Academy of Pediatrics findings and reviewed by pediatric therapists. Pathways.org milestones video series helps parents and caregivers track their baby’s development and detect possible delays.