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How early should I start giving my baby rice cereal?

How early should I start giving my baby rice cereal?

Cereal introduction: It is generally recommended that 4 month olds be started on one to two tablespoons of wet plain rice cereal once or twice a day with a spoon. Once you are sure that constipation is not developing, the amount and frequency of these meals can be gradually increased. ...Read more

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Is it safe to start feeding your baby rice cereal at 15 weeks?

Is it safe to start feeding your baby rice cereal at 15 weeks?

Safe by why start: Breast milk or formula provide balanced nutrition for infants for the first year of life. Supplements do not improve infant nutrition.50 years ago they were introduced early because people made a crude & incomplete formula from evaporated milk (great for calf's not kids).Today we use solids to introduce texture & a new feeding skill. Six months is the recommended age. ...Read more

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Should I feed my baby rice cereal?

Should I feed my baby rice cereal?

No: Yes, if the doctor recommended adding rice cereal to breastmilk or formula as a thickener to decrease reflux/spitting symptoms. Otherwise, babies under 4 months of age do not eat baby food. They only drink breastmilk and/or formula. Baby food is started at 6 months. Some parents try giving rice cereal at 4-5 months, but that usually is not necessary. It's best to wait until 6 months. ...Read more

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When to feed a baby cereal made from white rice?

When to feed a baby cereal made from white rice?

4-6 mos.: General consensus is to start between 4-6 mos of age.You should discuss this with your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Can I give my8 week old baby rice ceresl ce?

Can I give my8  week old baby rice ceresl  ce?

Not great idea: The traditional time to start complementary foods (like cereal) is around 4-6 months, when babies have developed the oral-motor skills to handle them. Giving cereal earlier than this may increase the risk of obesity. There really isn't any need for complementary foods earlier than 4-6 months. ...Read more

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Baby refusing to bf or bottle feed since she started baby rice last week. Stopped baby rice still she bf from 1 breast for 10min then start crying?

Be patient with her: Baby actually gets almost 90% of feeding from breast within first 5 minutes of nursing, thus, i expect she is getting most of the feeding off of that breast. You are right to stop the cereal - her milk is the mainstay of her nutrition, and she needs to nurse or take the formula. You could also try sips from a cup if she refuses the bottle -maybe she's just growing up too fast! ...Read more

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Is it possible that baby rice cereal can cause some type of allergy in some babies? 7 month old baby couldn't poop until i took him off of baby cereal

Is it possible that baby rice cereal can cause some type of allergy in some babies? 7 month old baby couldn't poop until i took him off of baby cereal

Constipating foods: You will find that rice cereal, bananas and apple sauce are often constipating foods. It is not an allergic effect. Loosening foods include juices like apple or prune and various fruits like peaches or prunes. ...Read more

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My baby ate expired rice ceral, should i be concerned? he isnt showing any signs of discomfort. i noticed the date after when looking thru the box.

My baby ate expired rice ceral, should i be concerned? he isnt showing any signs of discomfort. i noticed the date after when looking thru the box.

Unlikely: The expiration date on food products is more meaningful for taste and consistency (freshness?) than safety. As long as there was no bugs in it, it should be safe. ...Read more

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When can baby eat?Can i fed my baby at four months?What about rice sereal?

When can baby eat?Can i fed my baby at four months?What about rice sereal?

Unnecessary : 50 years ago infants were fed solids early & frequently to make up for deficiencies in the evaporated milk formulas moms made at home. Today early feeds are an antiquated practice & do not add to the child's nutrition. Today solids are viewed as a tutorial to transition baby to the table. Starting at 6m as the tongue thrust fades & baby begins to sit is early enough. ...Read more

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Eating raw rice is it bad for baby?

Eating raw rice is it bad for baby?

Not appropriate: Improperly cooked rice can develop a toxin from the b cereus bacteria that can cause vomiting no reason to eat raw rice for babies proteins are much healthier. ...Read more