when should solid food start giving to baby

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Celeste - posted on 12/24/2011

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Per the AAP and WHO, 6 months. I wouldn't start earlier than 6 months. But, keep in mind that breastmilk should be the main source of nutrition and "Solids are for fun before one!"

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Amy - posted on 12/25/2011

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4-6 months. I started my son on rice cereal at 4 months. I give it to him once a day, usually around dinner time and he is getting pretty good at. If your baby sits with little or no support, is older than 4 months and leans in toward the spoon ready to take a bite, then he/she is ready for solid foods. But it is totally up to you. You know your baby best

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When he/she is ready, but not before 4 months.

My girls were ready at 3.5 months (almost 10 years ago). My son took his first bite of solids at 6 months, but wasn't ready or interested in eating daily til around a year.

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it is recommended between 4 or 6 months some wait until 8 months, we are waiting until 6 months personally

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