Gerber Organic Second Food Pouches Review

Gerber Organic Second Food Pouches Review

When it comes to keeping a hungry baby happy you not only want to give your child food that makes them feel full. You don’t just want to give them something that tastes good.

As a hard working parent you want your baby to have good, nutritious food, that will help them grow up strong and healthy. But you don’t want to worry about the harmful effects of plastics and other additives.

Gerber is a well known company in the baby food industry, and they have come up with a variety of vegetable combinations of baby food in easy to use pouches. Will this food work for you and your baby? Well, we are here to help.

We will tell you a little more about the product, and let you know what is good about it. But we are balanced people and wont forget to tell you about the not-so-good things as well. This review should give you a clear overview about Gerber Organic second food pouches so you can decide if you want, include it in your child’s diet.

These food pouches are offered in a pack of 18 pouches with 3 different flavors. The flavors are carrots and squash, pear spinach and third, pears, carrots and peas. These pouches are not made from BPA and the food is non-GMO (Genetically Modified) and certified by USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) to be organic. There is no added salt or starch and each pack is a convenient 3.5oz (100 g).

So lets take a look at what is good and bad about these food pouches and you can decide if you agree with our verdict. Then you can have your little one do a taste test.

Features

  • It comes in a pack of 18 pouches of 3.5oz (100 g) each
  • It comes with 3 flavorvarieties of carrots and squash, pear spinach and pears, carrots and peas.
  • Each pack contains 6 of each of the three flavor varieties
  • It is unsalted
  • It does not contain any artificial flavors or colorants
  • It does not have any added starch
  • The package is not made with BPA (Bisphenol A)
  • The product is non-GMO and USDA organic certified
  • Weight: 5.1lbs for entire pack (2.3kg)

Pros

  • These foods expose your baby to a varietyof tastes and flavor combinations
  • It is an easy way to introduce variety into your baby’s diet
  • It is a source of Vitamin A and Vitamin C
  • It’s a tasty organic snack for adults as well
  • The pouches are very easy to use when travelling
  • It is a quick and healthy option
  • The pouches are reseal-able
  • Kids of different ages enjoy these pouches

Cons

  • The pouches can leak
  • The taste can be a little sour for some picky eaters
  • Some babies can get tummy aches from added Vitamin C
  • The spinach flavor is a bit grainy

Summary

These flavor combinations are a good way to help your baby explore new tastes and will also helps them to accept different food tastes as they grow. It is also a good source of vitamin A and C as well as antioxidants.

As your baby’s digestive system grows and matures you can introduce more variety, these food pouches make it easy to do so. The pouches can be opened and sealed again, which is quite convenient. This is also a far less messy way to feed your baby.

You can even use these yourself as a quick snack or a booster when you are on a run or on your bike, knowing that it is a healthy option. Children just starting on solid foods will enjoy these pouches, but your toddler can also eat it as a snack.

The pouches are convenient, but can damage and leak. This is a little frustrating if you are travelling and have to clean baby food out of a bag. So pack these pouches carefully, if the pouch is damaged the food can spoil as well. Because of the fruit content and added Vitamin C it can be a little sour for some picky eaters, so take a look and see how your little one responds.

The spinach flavor has a grainy texture, and again picky eaters might not like that. Vitamin C can also cause a tummy ache in little ones with sensitive digestion, so stick to the recommended amounts.

Our Verdict

These food pouches by Gerber are a great product to introduce once your baby is sitting easily and shows that they are interested when it is feeding time. It has a good range of different flavors and will be convenient for parents that need to travel often.

These pouches come with the added benefit that you can feed it to your baby, but also to your toddler as more of a snack. You can even it yourself for a quick healthy snack. It has added vitamins to boost your baby’s immune system, and as long as you stick to the recommended amounts, their tummies wont mind.

Although some picky eaters might struggle with the texture of the spinach, or the taste of the citrus, there a good range of flavors for you to try. Perhaps you can convince your picky eater that spinach is not that strange after all.

The Gerber Organic second food pouches come at a good price, and for their convenience, offer real value. As long as you pack them well so the packaging does get punctured it will stay fresh.

Just check for leaks so your bag stays clean (or as clean as it can with a growing baby enjoying life). This is a good healthy introduction of fruit and veggies for your baby with a great range of flavors, so we can recommend that you try this for your little one.

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