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How quickly can I start feeding my baby beginner jar food?

How quickly can I start feeding my baby beginner jar food?

4-6 months: Babies should absolutely not eat solids before 4 months, and many people wait till closer to 6 months to start solids. This is when a baby shows signs of readiness to feed, and shows interest in parents food. ...Read more

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When should I start feeding my baby solid food?

When should I start feeding my baby solid food?

6 months or later: Most babies are ready to eat solids once they are about 6 months of age. This is the age they reach for things , able to transfer objects from hand to hand and put things in the mouth. They also start teething about this time.Start with rice cereal. ...Read more

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When do I start feeding my baby more than 2 oz?

When do I start feeding my baby more than 2 oz?

Varies: Babies can usually take up to 1/2 their pound weight as ounces. An 8 lb kid could take 4 and so on.If they swallow a lot of air, they take less. If the kid empties all his/her bottles, you can begin advancing by 1/2 oz/feeding until baby begins to leave some behind. ...Read more

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At what age can I start feeding my baby Cheerios?

At what age can I start feeding my baby Cheerios?

Finger foods 8-9 Mo: most term infants without and swallowing issues can start finger foods at 8-9 months. A lot use cheerios but this often lead to teething crakers and cookies; May want to try cooked diced carrots and peas; tolerated well and healthy ...Read more

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When can I start feeding my baby oatmeal and cereal?

When can I start feeding my baby oatmeal and cereal?

4-6 months: The american academy of pediatrics recommends exclusive nursing for the first 6 months of life, when possible. Solid foods can be started as early as 4 months and should be started no later than 6 months. Most pediatricians recommend the infant cereals (rice, oatmeal, barley) as the first foods to introduce. ...Read more

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What veggies shall i start feeding my baby to start? And how many times a day? Does she need water now that shes going to start solids? Shes brestfed

What veggies shall i start feeding my baby to start? And how many times a day?  Does she need water now that shes going to start solids? Shes brestfed

Need more info: How old is the baby? Usually any of the stage 1 baby foods are fine, trying one veggie or fruit every few days to see how it is tolerated. ...Read more

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When should I start feeding my baby egg, banana, fish and meat?

When should I start feeding my baby egg, banana, fish and meat?

Talk to doc: Typically infants start infant cereals around 5 months. Then progression is made to pureed fruits and vegetables. Proteins are usually added last, usually 7-9 months. It's important to only try one food at a time, in case there is an allergy. There is a lot of helpful information on the internet, in baby care books, and of course, talk to your pediatrician! ...Read more

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What should I be feeding my baby?

What should I be feeding my baby?

Food allergies: Babies with a strong family history of food allergies should be advanced more slowly. ...Read more

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Why is my baby feeding less often?

Why is my baby feeding less often?

Not a growth spurt: Babies go through growth spurts, in which they seem to eat all the time, and then slower periods of growth during which they do not seem to be as hungry. You might worry if your baby isn't feeding because she doesn't seem to feel good, is lethargic, or has fever or trouble breathing. If she looks and acts healthy, it may be a temporary slowdown in her growth. She may be eating more per feed, too. ...Read more

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Could I be feeding my baby too much?

Could I be feeding my baby too much?

Yes: Signs of overfeeding include spitting up excessively after a feeding, numerous large stools, and rapid weight gain. Cues that frequently are ignored are a disinterest in feeding and turning the head. ...Read more

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