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When Do I Start Spoon Feeding Cereal To My Baby
My five month old does not seem intrested in solids I have been feeding him a little cereal and some avocados when are babies usually ready for solids?
Stop: No where in the world would a new mother be recommended to be giving such a young baby solid food. This is not appropriate. Please stop. Then, please contact your baby's doctor to learn when to start this. You are increasing the risk of life long allergy, respiratory diseases and childhood obesity. Please stop. ...Read more
What to do for infant 5 weeks who is constipated. Breast fed with rice cereal in pumped milk for reflux, also on Zantac (ranitidine) two times daily. Has not had bowel movement in two days and is very fussy
Yes,but: It does not improve babies nutrition, sleep or any other issue your friends may be promoting.Waiting until the kid can sit helps avoid problems &allows them to better participate in the process & begins the transition to eating at a table, not in your arms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been giving my baby oatmeal cereal for about 3 weeks now. Can I give him organic jar food that's for 4+ months babies? He's 5 months now.
What's the hurry: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common choice: Rice cereal is a common early solid due to its low frequency of allergic reactions.The actual first solid may be something mashed up from the dinner table. I encourage parents to only try the common staple foods they normally use. ...Read more
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