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A 28-year-old female asked:

My son is 5 months old, i want to start feeding him cereal. i am torn between gerber and beech-nut? any help please?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Why ?: Early solid feeds are a throw back to a time (50's) when mom's fed kids homemade formula. It does not improve babies nutrition, sleep or any other issue your friends may be promoting.Waiting until the kid can sit helps avoid problems &allows them to better participate in the process & begins the transition to eating at a table, not in your arms. Standard brands are more or less the same.
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