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MY BABY IS 8 MONTHS OLD AND EATS CERELAC BUT 8 TEASPOONS FULL TWICE A DAY IS THAT TO MUCH

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Iron fortified: An iron fortified rice cereal may be introduced at 4-6 months of age. Cerelac is a wheat based cereal which may also be introduced. Please check with ... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
52 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not hopeless: You could have a problem absorbing food. Avoiding lactose and gluten might help. Also avoid alcohol, tobacco products, and processed food. Read kelly ... Read More
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Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: If weight gain is not happening on a high calorie diet, you may have an endocrine disorder, and this should be evaluated.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
42 years experience Pediatrics
Yes but not required: Most babies are fine to wait till they are 6 months of age.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Formula milk: takes the priority, you can feed your baby right away if it is time for feeding, unless full and doesn't want to have more, you can wait and re-introd ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Shalini Sethi
20 years experience Pediatrics
Starting solid food: We start with plain rice cereal mixed with baby formula to be given with spoon . Make it the consistency of sauce and feed the baby . It make take so ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Wheat cereal: At this age he may eat wheat cereal once a day.It is not advised for younger children because it can cause allergic reactions such as vomiting, diarrh ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Just keep trying!: It may take many tries before babies will accept a new food. Is he breast fed? Is he gaining weight well? I usually tell parents to start with veg ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
23 years experience Pediatrics
Discontinue Cerelac: It is possible that the cerelac is thickening the milk too much and causing abdominal discomfort. Take note of exactly how many ounces your baby is dr ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Continue milk/formul: Continue milk and formula, and provide adequate hydration and foods rich in fiber. A small amount of prune juice may be provided. If the problem cont ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Cereal: If your child is breast fed, we tend to wait till 6 months. If your child is feeding formula, we introduce cereal at 4 months, depending if he/she is ... Read More

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