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At what age does solid food, not milk, become more vital for a baby? When can I stop worrying that my baby is getting enough ounces of milk?

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
Family Medicine
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In brief: Teeth

I believe our body tells us what we need.
When teeth come in it is time to start bringing food in. Breast milk is fine but i tell my new moms that when a child has teeth to chew 9 to 10 months is a good time to start bringing in rice and other vegetables. But only bring in 1 every week or 2 so she can watch for adverse reactions. Breast feeding the first 9-12 months is the best option.

In brief: Teeth

I believe our body tells us what we need.
When teeth come in it is time to start bringing food in. Breast milk is fine but i tell my new moms that when a child has teeth to chew 9 to 10 months is a good time to start bringing in rice and other vegetables. But only bring in 1 every week or 2 so she can watch for adverse reactions. Breast feeding the first 9-12 months is the best option.
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Also following growth is key!
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Weaning

If breast fed you can continue but you can start cereal as early as 3-4 months and gradually add more canned baby foods through the first year. When he/she has teeth, you can start junior foods.

In brief: Weaning

If breast fed you can continue but you can start cereal as early as 3-4 months and gradually add more canned baby foods through the first year. When he/she has teeth, you can start junior foods.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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