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A 29-year-old female asked:

I introduced rice cereal to my baby last week. i've been giving her 1 tbs in the morning and before bedtime. when, how and how much shall i give now?

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Dr. Ana Cary
Dr. Ana Caryanswered
11 years experience
Follow baby: You can offer 1-2 tablespoons 2-3 times/day. It's not recommended to begin solids until baby shows signs of readiness (good head control, interested in your food, decreased tongue thrust). Do not force baby to finish either, follow her cues-if she leans back, doesn't open her mouth...Then she is probably done.
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