For the six month old (or thereabouts) baby, solids are a new experience. For a vast majority of family's in the United States, parents will crack open that box of infant cereal to christen the milestone. However, though a popular choice, don't think that beginning with infant cereal must be your starting point. In addition to (or instead of) infant cereal, you might consider over 20 first baby foods to start out on. Just remember to always wait 3 to 4 days between offering a new food to check for allergic reaction.
Here's an abbreviated list of first food options that little ones commonly love:
Additionally, at this time you might begin to introduce small amounts of juice. Be sure to follow baby juice guidelines in how much, when, and in what drinking containers your baby uses. These aspects can affect your baby's dental health.