A 20-year-old female asked:
At what age can you give fruit and veggie gerbers to a breastfed baby? he's currently 19 weeks old. just started him on cereal
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Dr. James Fergusonanswered
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Start slow: The main goal of introducing solids today is to help baby learn a new feeding method & gradually get them to feed from the table. By 6m most have lost their tongue thrust & can sit & learn.A simple rice cereal made up as a paste is a good starter food & should be offered from a spoon, not in a bottle. Gradually introducing one new food every few days to a week, allows you to monitor food reactions
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