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A 43-year-old member asked:

Gerber rice cereal at 6 weeks, is this okay to give?

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Dr. Michelle Ramirez-joglar
Pediatrics 20 years experience
Not necessary: If the baby doesn't have severe reflux and requires thickened feeds, the only thing he needs is breast milk and/or formula. At 4 months you can start it if you would like.
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