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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Start solids: At 31/2 months you might consider starting her on cereal and fruits to take place of milk.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Increase solids: A 10 month old child should be having more solids and with increasing solids his milk intake should decrease. That should obviate the need for formula ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Belinda Marquis
43 years experience Pediatrics
Hygiene: Yes.There is the risk that bacteria or virus from your mouth could be transferred to the baby, and make the baby sick.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Put water in the Btl: Kids often resist change, but can be drawn to it if there is a reward. If you quit putting good tasting stuff in the bottle & only put in water, the k ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Galli
23 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Infant feeding: putting cereal in the bottle is not a good idea and is an aspiration risk. What you feed the baby depends on the age.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Feeding: Yes, as long as it hasn't been subjected to high temperatures.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Mease
47 years experience Pediatrics
Bottle feeding: The angle should be comfortable but is not critical. Most important is whether the nipple is functioning properly. You can tell that by holding bott ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. April Hartman
25 years experience Pediatrics
Changing bottles: Most bottle will start to look worn after going through the dishwasher for a few months but it is more important to change the nipples especially if t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Spoon feeding: By six months you should be adding baby food/cereal by spoon. Your baby is still going to get most of their calories from milk but as you are able to ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Better not: Starting cereal early in life make them prone to bowel inflammation disorder and allergies later in life.
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