3 fruit compotes for babies from 4 months

The first baby foods they must be characterized for being easy to digest foods on the one hand, while on the other it is essential that have little chance of causing allergic reactions, therefore it is very important to keep in mind what foods the baby can consume when we start with complementary feeding, starting from what month and how.

As with many issues, in the case of complementary feeding, it is true that there are diverse opinions among many pediatricians. And is that while some advise starting with the first baby compotes and baby food from 4-5 months, there are pediatricians who are not supporters until the baby is 6 months old.

Yes, we must bear in mind that these recommendations depend on whether the baby is taking breast milk, or if it consumes artificial milk. In the latter case many pediatricians do advise starting with complementary feeding from the fourth month, while in the first (that is, if the baby is breast-fed), it is recommended to delay the start of supplementary feeding until the sixth month, since it is much better to consume exclusive breast milk.

Precisely when it is the pediatrician who tells us to start with the first fruits, it is quite possible that he recommends us to start with 3: the Apple, the pear and the banana, fundamentally because all of them comply with the qualities of being easy to digest food and with little probability of causing allergic reactions.

Yes, It is advisable to start with one of them first, not mix them at the beginning, and give a margin of at least 3 or 4 days until starting with the next. In this way we will observe whether or not there is any type of allergy in the baby, and above all we will know which one caused it.


To make this first baby compote you only need 1 ripe apple, ideally Golden type because it is precisely one of the sweetest.

For its preparation you just have to wash the apple well and remove its skin. Then cut it into pieces leaving aside its nuggets and its heart, place them in the glass of the blender and add a little mineral water ideal for babies if you notice that when you beat it can be very thick. Finally, treat it well. Serve in a children's bowl. List!.

The benefits of apple compote for the baby

Apple compote is a delicious children's dish as the baby's first solid food, as it is extremely rich in minerals (noted for the presence of calcium, potassium, sodium, magnesium and iron) and vitamins (such as vitamin A, C, E and group B).

It also stands out for its high content of fiber and water, ideal to help the baby to prevent constipation and to moisturize and refresh it.

Pear Compote

To prepare the first pear compote of the baby you only need 1 ripe pear. It is recommended that it be a Conference type (also known as a Conference Conference), as it is one of the sweetest.

For its preparation it washes the pear well and removes its skin. Cut it into small pieces and place them in the blender glass. It is possible that you do not need to add water, since in itself the pear is even richer in water than the apple (however, if you notice that it is a little thick add a teaspoon of mineral water for babies). Beat everything and serve in a children's bowl.

The benefits of pear compote for baby

The pear compote turns into a very nutritious recipe, in the same way that for example it is also the apple compote. It stands out as that for its wealth of vitamins (especially vitamin C and folic acid) and minerals (potassium and calcium). In addition, it provides polyunsaturated fatty acids, amino acids, fiber and beta-carotene.

Banana compote

The banana compote It stands out as one of the favorite of the baby, for its smooth texture and its tremendously sweet flavor (much more than that of the apple and pear, as long as the banana is not green).

To prepare this first banana compote you only have to peel 1 ripe banana, remove its skin and cut it into pieces, placing them in the blender glass. You can add a teaspoon of water, although it may not be necessary. Finally sire in a children's bowl.

The benefits of banana compote for the baby

The banana compote stands out without any doubt for being a dish of very easy digestion. From a nutritional point of view, it is surprising because of its incredible richness in carbohydrates. In addition, it provides minerals such as potassium and magnesium, and vitamins such as provitamin A, folic acid and vitamin C. This article is published for informational purposes only. You can not and should not replace the consultation with a Pediatrician. We advise you to consult your trusted pediatrician. ThemesComplementary food Recipes for babies

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