At this stage, as your baby grows more independent nearing his first birthday, soon you will see that your baby feeds himself often.
Your baby feeds himself with spoon: What you need to know
You need to encourage him by making the food as easy as possible for him to work with which means lots of finger foods and small pieces, so he builds confidence from repeated success. You may notice, your baby feeds himself with his left hand. When your baby seems to be done eating, offer him one or two more bites just to be sure he has actually had enough. He may take the food, but if he pushes your hand away or turns his head, he is most likely full. You can help your kiddo practice, as your baby feeds self using a spoon.