is 4 months to early to start giving jars of food i really think my son is ready

Lisa - posted on 07/14/2009 ( 7 moms have responded )

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i think my 4 month old is ready for jars hes been having baby rice but i dnt think its enough what do u think

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Amber - posted on 07/14/2009

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with my daughter she was on cereal at 8 days because formula just wasn't satisfing her at all. and by the time she was 3 months i was adding baby food into the cereal little bits at a time just to see how she handled it. every baby is different and your the mom you know what your baby needs and wants better than anybody so i say go with your gut but start small amounts.

Pia - posted on 07/14/2009

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my son is 4 months as well ; i've strated with papaya, banana and baby rice- he seems to enjoy it alot but i will try and give carrot, potato etc and i am avoiding al least for now the jars; suppose is nothing wrong as long as he seems fine and happy cause as somebody else said u know ur baby best so give it

Gemma - posted on 07/14/2009

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i gave my little girl jars at 4 months even tho they say not till 6 months now but why does it say from 4 months on the jars so if you think you son is ready then sod the docs and give it to him xxxxx

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Every baby has their own pace. If you think he's ready, give it a try. Worse case scenario is you go back to rice cereal. Maybe increase the amount of cereal that you are giving him if you don't think he's getting enough.

Stephanie - posted on 07/14/2009

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My doctor wanted me to start at 4 months with my son. Personally, I felt better waiting a little longer. I started at 6 months and included a little at a time.

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