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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Around 6 months: Short answer: when an infant has enough upper body control to indicate hunger and satiety, has doubled his birth weight, & can push the food from the ... Read More
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
4to6 months age: Not before 4 months but some babies will be able to start stage one baby foods at 4 months and others may need at 6 months.But most babies will be rea ... Read More
Dr. Naomi Zilkha
28 years experience Pediatrics
Baby food: If a baby is exclusively breast-fed, there is no need to start on baby food until 6 months unless the parents wish to do so. For babies who are exclu ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Around 6 months: Short answer: when an infant has enough upper body control to indicate hunger and satiety, has doubled his birth weight, & can push the food from the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No fixed age: You can transition the child, after six months of age, to regular food as the child tolerates it. Eating baby food will not adversely affect the child ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
6 months: Years ago, breastfeading was frowned on & many made "formula" from boiled cow milk&karo. Since cow milk is designed for calves, infants were fed early ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
4-6 months: Most babies will do fine with breast fe eding or bottle feeding alone for six months. But some seem hungrier and you can introduce solids as early as ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Delay until 6mo: Solid foods were once used to make up for deficiencies in home made milk formula used in the 50's to 80's.A return to breast FDG & modern formulas cha ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessary early: During the 50's & 60's when moms made their own cow milk based formula, it was important to feed solids to make up for the deficiencies of cow milk.To ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
At 4 to 6 months old: It's best to wait until your baby isn't filled up enough with breast milk or formula at each feeding. When it's time, start with a brown rice baby cer ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zoey Goore
24 years experience Pediatrics
Baby food: Babies generally will start eating between 4 and six months of age who are meeting appropriate developmental milestones. Here's a great resource: http ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Kilkenny
27 years experience Pediatrics
Start solids @ 6 mo: The american academy of pediatrics recommends exclusive breast(or formula) feeding until 6 months. Solids can be introduced at 6 months: usually cerea ... Read More
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