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My baby has suddenly started eating less than usual. Is this usual, or is there something wrong?

My baby has suddenly started eating less than usual. Is this usual, or is there something wrong?

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 more

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After grow spurts, so babies go back to eating the regular amount?

After grow spurts, so babies go back to eating the regular amount?

Growth spurts: Often after a growth spurt when a baby eats more they will settle back to their usual feedings. It does vary some. Most important is to follow the babies growth parameters with his/her doctor which let's you know he/she is growing! All the best. ...Read more

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What age do babies typically start eating baby for nuttional value not just tasting textures?

What age do babies typically start eating baby for nuttional value not just tasting textures?

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

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Can eating too much sugar effect my breastfeed babies poo?

Can eating too much sugar effect my breastfeed babies poo?

2much sugar!: First of all you should not over indulge in sweets, you child's bms are not dependent on your blood sugar levels but certain foods in mom's diet tend to cause diarrhea in babies. ...Read more

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When should babies stop eating baby food?

When should babies stop eating baby food?

No fixed age: You can transition the child, after six months of age, to regular food as the child tolerates it. Eating baby food will not adversely affect the child's health. ...Read more

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When should babies start eating baby food?

When should babies start eating baby food?

4-6 months: Most babies will do fine with breast fe eding or bottle feeding alone for six months. But some seem hungrier and you can introduce solids as early as 4-5 months. ...Read more

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How to know when do babies start eating baby food?

How to know when do babies start eating baby food?

Baby food: Babies generally will start eating between 4 and six months of age who are meeting appropriate developmental milestones. Here's a great resource: http://www.Healthychildren.Org/english/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/pages/switching-to-solid-foods.Aspx. ...Read more

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How often & how much should a 9 week old infant be eating a day?

How often & how much should a 9 week old infant be eating a day?

Feeding: A 9'week old baby should be on 5-6 feeding, taking 3-4 ox if bottle fed or breast feeding for 20-30 minutes 5/6 times daily. ...Read more

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What is the earliest an infant can start eating solid foods?

What is the earliest an infant can start eating solid foods?

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