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A 31-year-old female asked:

When is the right time to start solids for babies. any signs i should be aware of? my baby girl is 5 and a half months now.

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Start of solids: The american academy of pediatrics recommends 6 months. A more flexible schedule is 3-6 months or 13-16 pounds, whichever comes first.
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