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Best Baby Cereal

Most babies are ready to begin solids between 4 and 6 months of age but it’s always wise to check with your pediatrician before offering your little one her first spoonful. Once you get the go-ahead, cereal is an ideal starter food for you little one and the reason for this is two-fold. First, infant cereals have an
easy-to-swallow texture and secondly, they also contain essential nutrients and vitamins like iron for growing infants

The following best baby cereals made our list because they’re organic and formulated without any artificial ingredients or harmful additives, are supplemented with added nutrients for babies growing body, and consistently receive strong reviews on Amazon and manufacturer websites from satisfied parents.

Happy Baby Whole Grain Cereal, Oatmeal

When it comes to baby cereal, great taste is not always the first thing which comes to mind. Happy Baby Organic Whole Grain Oatmeal Cereal leads this list not only because it’s completely organic and free of artificial ingredients, but also because it’s flavorful. Online reviewers have tasted this cereal themselves and report their little ones happily accept spoonful after spoonful. Best of all, this cereal is made to be extra gentle on babies’ tummy. This cereal is also fortified with vitamins and minerals (including D2 and B12) to support healthy growth and development.

Earth's Best Organic Whole Grain Multi-Grain Cereal

Earth’s Best Whole Grain Multi-Grain Cereal is USDA-certified organic and free of artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives, making it a great choice for parents looking for a rice cereal alternative. This easy to digest cereal can be served at room temperature or warmed up according to baby’s preference; it can also be easily mixed with breast milk or formula. Fortified with iron, B-complex vitamins and zinc, this cereal supports healthy growth and development. Since this cereal is free of preservatives it only stays good for 30 days.

Bio Kinetics Buckwheat Baby Cereal

Bio Kinetics Buckwheat Baby Cereal

Bio Kinetics Buckwheat Baby Cereal is entirely gluten free, making it an ideal choice for babies with food sensitivities. Made with only organic sprouted buckwheat flakes (which are inherently nutrient-rich), this cereal still provides your little one with essential vitamins and minerals despite its super simple formula. For added convenience, this USA-made cereal comes in easy-access serving pouches.

Happy Bellies Organic Baby Cereals with DHA + Pre & Probiotics

Developed by a team of moms committed to wholesome, minimally-processed baby foods, this cereal has gotten great reviews because it’s USDA-certified organic and formulated with absolutely no artificial ingredients. DHA and Choline fortified to support brain and eye development, this rice cereal is the only one on our list containing both pre-and-probiotics to help strengthen young digestive systems. Completely soy and dairy free, Happy Bellies Organic Baby Cereals are an ideal choice for little ones with sensitive stomachs.

Gerber Organic Single Grain Cereal – Brown Rice

This single grain brown rice cereal by Gerber is certified organic and fortified with ten vitamins and minerals such as iron and calcium for healthy growth and development. It can be mixed with breast milk or formula for infants along with water, milk, or juice for older babies. A number of online reviewers claim this cereal helps their little ones with acid reflux; unsurprising considering the formula is specifically designed for easy digestion by small stomachs. This affordable baby cereal comes in an easy-to-open canister making serving measurements easy for moms.

Jamie C.
First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby and more bottles, bath soaps and bouncy seats than you might know what to do with. As a seasoned mom and a savvy shopper, I'm here to help you navigate the world of children's products with well-researched recommendations and mom-tested reviews.
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