By Melanie Potock, MA, CCC-SLP

Whether it’s a holiday dinner, a virtual family brunch or an outdoor family picnic, well-meaning relatives may be shocked to see you offering anything but purees to your 6-month-old. If Aunt Betty raises an eyebrow when you offer avocado wedges from your salad, or Uncle Don scowls when baby is grasping whole pieces of pasta salad, remember that the concept is new to them. Strong opinions from relatives typically stem from their worry that your baby isn’t safe trying those foods at such a young age.

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