What kind of schedule do you have your 6 month old on solids?

Lisa - posted on 06/25/2012 ( 2 moms have responded )




So I am just wanting to get an idea on how much I should be giving my daughter who turned 6 months on the 19th. I have her on a schedule because I also have a 6 year old and with her in school and trying to take care of my family a schedule is just easier. Plus, I find it helps her sleep schedule at night. We started cereal at 5 months and working in the veggies right now. So this is the schedule I have her on and added solids into the mix:

6:30 wake up and have a 5oz bottle.
10:00 2T oatmeal and finish the 5 oz bottle I used to mix cereal
1:30 1/2 jar of stage 2 veggie and 5oz bottle
5:00 1/2 jar of stage 2 veggie and 5 oz bottle
8:00 6oz bottle and bedtime

I don't want to over feed her or underfeed her. She hasn't really been able to go longer then 3.5hrs between feedings. Im just wondering if I should give her 4 bigger bottles or just keep what Im doing?! What schedules do you have your LO's on?



Stifler's - posted on 06/25/2012




Once a day at like 4PM or 10am, between bottles/breastfeeds is what I started with or just offering finger food at our dinner/lunch/breakfast time then a bottle then bed. I don't think my kids had 3 meals until like 10-11 months old. They're all different.

Liz - posted on 06/25/2012




That sounds just about like the schedule I have had my 4 kids on at that age, as far as feeding goes. They have all (except for my daughter, who had another issue) gained weight and grown well. As long as your baby is happy and growing, then keep doing what you're doing!


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