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Is it normal for my baby's appetite to decrease once I start him on solid foods?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

Liquids will not satiate like the solid foods will.
That is why the bottle becomes second line for feeding.

In brief: Yes

Liquids will not satiate like the solid foods will.
That is why the bottle becomes second line for feeding.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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Dr. Janesta Noland
Pediatrics
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In brief: Yes

Your baby will take less milk as solid food increases.
Most babies are taking milk every 3-4 hours at 6 months. By 9 months, babies are taking milk 3-4 times per day and at 1 year 2-3 times. Solids are generally more calorie-dense than milk, so babies continue to increase their calorie intake despite seeming to have a decreased appetite.

In brief: Yes

Your baby will take less milk as solid food increases.
Most babies are taking milk every 3-4 hours at 6 months. By 9 months, babies are taking milk 3-4 times per day and at 1 year 2-3 times. Solids are generally more calorie-dense than milk, so babies continue to increase their calorie intake despite seeming to have a decreased appetite.
Dr. Janesta Noland
Dr. Janesta Noland
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