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Baby Suddenly Eating Less
They could be sick: Problems feeding or significant changes in feeding patterns can be a sign that something is wrong with your infant. Every infant can vary their feeding patterns, so a happy infant, without a fever, who just feeds less during one feed, is not concerning. However, if your infants is feeding much less or if they are very sleepy and hard to arouse, you should call your pediatrician immediately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Six month visit: Most babies develop the ability to swallow a serving of pureed baby food at around 5 months. The baby can begin solids at age 6 months. This is a good topic to discuss at the pediatrician's at the six month visit. Baby rice cereal is fortified with iron and is usually the first solid food to start. The baby is then introduced to a variety of vegetables and fruits, and then meat. ...Read more
No: There is absolutely no risk/problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Birth, but: Fifty years ago some kids were fed solids as soon as they got home because the home made formula was better for cows than babies.Noe that breast feeding or modern formulas are here, they do not need anything for the first year.Most recommend they start after they can sit up and the tongue thrust fades at 6mo. Early feedings risk hospitalization for food reactions, later, not so risky. ...Read more
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