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Breakfast- apple lunch- bowl of all bran golden crunch cereal with milk dinner- grilled chicken and salad wrap would this be good a good diet?
7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?
Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more
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Yes: You may mix the two.Get a more detailed answer ›
6 months old baby started eating organic made baby food. Now is constipated.she's had sweet potatoes, banana, Apple's, peas, squash, zucchini. ?
Why the rush: Solids in the first year do not help the baby grow better.Breast milk is an adequate nutrition source, and solids today are primarily a training process to transition them to the table. Apples and bananas are constipating agents. Prunes & pears loosen stools. I'd quit the rush through the list of foods and just keep it simple. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Autistic niece, 12yo, under no meds, simple diet:rice, milk, bread, beans, chicken, fries, pizza, some fruits.Fist-size ball stool clogs toilet since learnd wc
Breakfast: 1/2lb grassfed steak+3 eggs+steam spinach, Lunch: 3 sausages + 2 eggs+salad, Dinner: 6 chicken breast fillet+steamed brocolli. balanced ok?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In moderation: Eating one bowl is a good way to start the day, but it's hard to say it's better than any other low sugar cereal. Eating more than that will not bring any health benefits. There is not a lot of solid science behind nutrition, so a balanced diet and everything in moderation is a good goal. "for as a surfeit of the sweetest things the deepest loathing to the stomach brings, ". ...Read more
2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?
Can I give my baby oatmeal cereal instead of rice cereal when she's 4 month old? I read rice cereal contains arsenic and it can harm my baby.
Start at 6 months: Start solids at 6 months of age. Rice cereal contains arsenic. Wise to use fortified oatmeal instead of rice cereal. More about arsenic and rice cereal. http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/fda-warns-parents-about-arsenic-in-rice-cereal-201604059473 More about why rice cereal is not a good first food. https://www.drgreene.com/whiteout-faq/ ...Read more
18 month old only eats: cheese, yougurt, cream of wheat, oatmeal, pb&j, crackers, pancakes, and fruit. Is this ok? When do I start worrying?
Unbalanced diet: Ask pediatrician to determine if low oral motor tone or another health issue is preventing your child's chewing. Take completed developmental screens & M-CHAT from firstsigns.org to the visit. Seek assessment of developmental & nutrition from your Early Intervention Program. Limit milk to 16-21 oz./ day. Two oz. of processed cheese, 1 1/2 oz. of natural cheese & 8 oz. of yoghurt = 1 cup of milk. ...Read more