is 3 and a half months too early for solids?

Gemma - posted on 06/03/2009 ( 323 moms have responded )

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my little girl is only 3 and a half months and already she is watching the rest of the family eat with great interest and make eating movments with her mouth. Should I start her on food?

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Bridget - posted on 06/05/2009

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Melissa tried to help you I told her you do not deserve her time she was kind to you I seen the really nice message from her to you in the beggining then you still were saying crap about her. You are the hypocrite you say bull shit and dont expect anyone to respond to you in any way other then friendly but its time to wake up darling... Melissa you need help everyone has told you one time or another get it and take it you need it you had a fricken party and let your daughter have drinks from people your husband works with your words.. You thought it may be too much but didnt think to say anything.. why shes just your daughter, yeah its far better to say stuff to intelligent women on here then to people who are harming your daughter. Your posts says it all, You are racist ignorant and a neglectful mom.

Ramona - posted on 03/04/2011

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What a controversial subject. As my grandad says...opinions are a bit like bums. Everyone has one. lol.

I did not start my eldest child on solids until she was 6 months old. Thats when she was ready.



My newest baby is the same age as yours. She was doing the same thing...mouthing, watching, curious and wanting food. So last week, at 15 weeks, I gave her a spoonful of boiled and mashed potato, pureed with breastmilk.



I have been giving her a spoonful of it every night (one teaspoon is 4 mouthfuls) and she gobbles it down. Her poo is a little thicker, she is sleeping a bit more, and seems more content at night.

I believe I am doing the right thing and thats what matters.



People will always advise you to do whatever it is THEY are doing, so sometimes its a bit pointless to ask advice about a controversial subject.

Here are some facts that might help.



*Here in australia they recommend solids not be introduced before 17 weeks, and only when the baby is expressing interest.



*If the baby pushes the food out of his/her mouth and wont chew with their gums or swallow., they are not ready.



*Only give a few mouthfuls until they are established eaters. For me, personally, I will wait at least a month before I give her more than that, as her digestive system is still developing. One of our teaspoons is about 4 or 5 of theirs.



*Wait a week before introducing anything new, that way if there is an adverse reaction, you will know straight away what it is. Some people say wait 3 days,but when they are so little, I think a week is better. But, again, up to you.



*Dont feed just before bed...it leads to bad habits plus they might get a tummy ache. Alot of people suggest starting with breakfast, which is a good idea. Personally, I have chosen to start with dinner, at 6pm, so that she can eat with us, as a family, and its 4 hours before bed.



*Always offer water after they have eaten...some lukewarm boiled water in a bottle.



*Start with rice cereal or pureed fruit or veg. Totally up to you, just make sure its simply boiled then pureed, and add some boiled water or some of their milk. Nothing chunky or with salt etc. Ive chosen to start with veggies, and this week I introdeced pureed pumpkin, mixed with her potato that she has already been eating. Next week I am going to introduce boiled and purred pear at breakfast time.



*tTust your intuition



*Always check bubbys poo for the next few days...it will get alot stinkier and slightly thicker and darker but thats all, if it changes too much then bubbys tummy probaly doesnt like whatever you gave them, go to a docter.



Hope this helps!

Bridget - posted on 06/05/2009

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Quoting Betsy:



Quoting Melissa:

Catherine - sorry forgot to add ive also flagged her i know how it feels when people take their shit too far on here and try and abuse your thru posts shes still a little cow on here about me but i ignore her no matter what she writes because ive realised she has too much time on her hands! i had to ignore her PMs too. Only way to get rid of them. Im getting a little sick of reading Tamaras links too just to let everyone know shes had many many people on here say she needs to stop posting links because its all outdated and that she needs to accept others views rather then trying to shove her opinions down others necks.






Melissa, enough. You act like you believe you are so knowledgable, but nothing you say is even rational to a person of an average IQ. There is no way anyone of adult age, especially those who are educated professionals, believe you are getting this type of advice from dieticians and hospitals. You stated you don't take your child to a doctor becuase you don't like them, but maybe it is time you should, along with some counselling and parenting services. You ended a note to me with you expect lots of needing to beat, smack and pound aising a kid, but that's how life goes because she (a baby) is being a b*tch. I doesn't hate you, but you are seriously unstable. All you are doing bashing educated grown women who actually have a clue and rational thought is making yourself look more unstable. This is parenting, not the 5th grade. There are MANY programs out there....utilize them!






Thanx Betsy she has been bashing the other Melissa for so long an others s well then freaks out when they have an opinion.

Betsy - posted on 06/05/2009

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The recommendations were 4-6 mo, but in recent years, that has been changed to waiting until 6 mo for any solids, as they have realized a baby's belly delelops more slowly than pevoiusly thought, as well as filling them where solids have lower calories than the high-calories formula and a scant amount of vitamins compared to what they need, whereas formila has everything they need. Tamara must stay up-to date with medical progress because she is right on the mark with what even old school pediatricians are being taught in their classes needed to stay up-to-date. So, it's a choice. If you want to follow every recent medical test and recommendation this decade, wait until 6 mo. Or you could follow Melissa's ongoing advice and make the kid a meatball sub :-)



Copying mouth movements we make when eating is very normal. They are at a developmental age where they copy all our gestures and expressions (stick out your tongue and baby will try to copy), but it is not related to hunger and they aren't relating it to eating, but rather skills in brain development. While babies have different little personalities and reach active milestones at different times, organ development is not and never has been different for every baby. Do some research with actual medical journals. Trust me, if you are literate and have basic comprension skills, you'll have your answers easily.

Jayne - posted on 06/04/2009

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I started my son at 15 weeks and he is coming on great. It really helped with sleeping through the night and establishing a good routine. x

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Annelise - posted on 06/10/2009

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It is always good to only start with solids from 6 months, especially for allergies that could arise.

Kristy Lee - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Gemma:

oh well she is 14 weeks, so i dont think 1 week early is going to matter.



yeah totally with you 1 week oh my god if she starts early its going to do so much harm. what the hell!!  Gemma i started the same convo asking the same questions my little man isnt satisfied either on just milk.. isnt it suprising how many pple are judging others about there decisions! lol  pathetic!

Vicki - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Melissa:




i never once said all babies are ready before 6 months. most but not all. age doesnt come into it, you look at if the baby is ready or not. i think i will take on board the info from the professionals rather then you no offence. some have outdated information. and alot of different views. the pediatric dietition here believes babies should be on most of our food earlier as long as its pureed but hey everyone is not going to have the same opinion.







 




Look up infant digestion development. You'll find plenty of studies done by professionals. They ain't making this stuff up! Here's one: http://www.synergea.ca/pdf/Infant_Digest...







Excerpt- (there are big words, read it at least twice, no offence.)




"An infant's gastrointestinal tract is designed to maximize digestion and




absorption of the constituents of human breast milk. These include: proteins,




carbohydrates (beta-lactose), fats/oils, minerals, vitamins, enzymes and water. The




newborn's stomach secretions contain pepsin and hydrochloric acid, both of which are




effective protein and mineral digestants. In the baby's pancreatic secretions, there are




the protein and fat digesting enzymes, trypsin and steapsin respectively. It appears that




the carbohydrate which newborns are best equipped to digest is the milk sugar, lactose.




Lactose is broken down with the aid of the enzyme lactase, which is present in infants'




small intestines. The above enzymes are sufficient to digest the constituents of human




breast milk effectively, while the relatively permeable walls of the infant's small




intestine ensure maximum absorption.




What happens when foods other than breast milk are introduced too early? The




enhanced absorption characteristics of an infant's small intestine (in comparison to that




of an older child or adult) and the limited digestive capacity, combine to allow for




increased uptake, from the intestine into the blood, of incompletely digested proteins or




antigens. The infant's immune system subsequently identifies these antigens as foreign,




non-utilizable and potentially harmful and attempts to remove them from the blood by




forming antibodies. Antibodies are substances produced by our body's immune system




which facilitate the elimination of antigens (foreign substances) which find their way




into our blood and tissues..."




Mel - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Vicki:



Quoting Melissa:




Quoting Vicki:





Quoting Jaime - Lee:

I started my little girl on solids at 3 and a half months. She was fine she loves her food! Try just starting her off with some in the morning after her bottle. My baby didn't like the baby rice or other things so i put her straight onto the jared food. She loves it. Just dont tell your health visitor. Mine's really nice she told me and the other mum's to start them just under 4 months as the baby's seem to be alot happier x









 










Seriously? "Just don't tell your health visitor." Why do you think they visit? Could it be, perhaps, to help? Could it be that they know moms' concerns and questions and have the current research to back up answers? I'm wondering, also, which jarred foods it is you are using. The ones that say, on the jar, 6 months? It's almost as if they need to start putting poison symbols on these things to keep anyone from feeding them to a baby prematurely.












 








 








i disagree with you the reason people dont tell health visitors is because sometimes they think they know better when they dont because they dont see the baby on a daily basis they cant tell if its wanting food yet or not i do remember mine saying no baby food yet , but she shut her mouth when i told her shes on solids and at the recommendation of the hospital









 






They do know better than you. Accept it. Your baby has a unique situation. Hey, a friend's son had a shunt installed at the recomendation of the hospital, so therefor all babies should also, right??





 



i never once said all babies are ready before 6 months. most but not all. age doesnt come into it, you look at if the baby is ready or not. i think i will take on board the info from the professionals rather then you no offence. some have outdated information. and alot of different views. the pediatric dietition here believes babies should be on most of our food earlier as long as its pureed but hey everyone is not going to have the same opinion.

Vicki - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Melissa:



Quoting Vicki:




Quoting Jaime - Lee:

I started my little girl on solids at 3 and a half months. She was fine she loves her food! Try just starting her off with some in the morning after her bottle. My baby didn't like the baby rice or other things so i put her straight onto the jared food. She loves it. Just dont tell your health visitor. Mine's really nice she told me and the other mum's to start them just under 4 months as the baby's seem to be alot happier x







 








Seriously? "Just don't tell your health visitor." Why do you think they visit? Could it be, perhaps, to help? Could it be that they know moms' concerns and questions and have the current research to back up answers? I'm wondering, also, which jarred foods it is you are using. The ones that say, on the jar, 6 months? It's almost as if they need to start putting poison symbols on these things to keep anyone from feeding them to a baby prematurely.









 






 






i disagree with you the reason people dont tell health visitors is because sometimes they think they know better when they dont because they dont see the baby on a daily basis they cant tell if its wanting food yet or not i do remember mine saying no baby food yet , but she shut her mouth when i told her shes on solids and at the recommendation of the hospital





 



They do know better than you. Accept it. Your baby has a unique situation. Hey, a friend's son had a shunt installed at the recomendation of the hospital, so therefor all babies should also, right??

Mel - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Vicki:



Quoting Jaime - Lee:

I started my little girl on solids at 3 and a half months. She was fine she loves her food! Try just starting her off with some in the morning after her bottle. My baby didn't like the baby rice or other things so i put her straight onto the jared food. She loves it. Just dont tell your health visitor. Mine's really nice she told me and the other mum's to start them just under 4 months as the baby's seem to be alot happier x





 






Seriously? "Just don't tell your health visitor." Why do you think they visit? Could it be, perhaps, to help? Could it be that they know moms' concerns and questions and have the current research to back up answers? I'm wondering, also, which jarred foods it is you are using. The ones that say, on the jar, 6 months? It's almost as if they need to start putting poison symbols on these things to keep anyone from feeding them to a baby prematurely.





 



 



i disagree with you the reason people dont tell health visitors is because sometimes they think they know better when they dont because they dont see the baby on a daily basis they cant tell if its wanting food yet or not i do remember mine saying no baby food yet , but she shut her mouth when i told her shes on solids and at the recommendation of the hospital

Mel - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Vicki:



Quoting Jaime - Lee:

I started my little girl on solids at 3 and a half months. She was fine she loves her food! Try just starting her off with some in the morning after her bottle. My baby didn't like the baby rice or other things so i put her straight onto the jared food. She loves it. Just dont tell your health visitor. Mine's really nice she told me and the other mum's to start them just under 4 months as the baby's seem to be alot happier x





 






Seriously? "Just don't tell your health visitor." Why do you think they visit? Could it be, perhaps, to help? Could it be that they know moms' concerns and questions and have the current research to back up answers? I'm wondering, also, which jarred foods it is you are using. The ones that say, on the jar, 6 months? It's almost as if they need to start putting poison symbols on these things to keep anyone from feeding them to a baby prematurely.





 



 



i disagree with you the reason people dont tell health visitors is because sometimes they think they know better when they dont because they dont see the baby on a daily basis they cant tell if its wanting food yet or not i do remember mine saying no baby food yet , but she shut her mouth when i told her shes on solids and at the recommendation of the hospital

Mel - posted on 06/09/2009

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thats interesting Jennifer! i hadnt even thought of it im thinking maybe it will work for my little one if we cant get the food thin enough to go in the bottle x

Jennifer - posted on 06/09/2009

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Hi!!! I don't know that solids would work. But here's what my friend is doing. Her son was just not satisfied with formula, so she would put the left over carrots, potatoes, etc, into a blender and liquify them with some of her formula. Then she froze it in ice cube trays. When she wants to supplement his food, she just thaws a cube in the microwave and adds it to his bottle. It's more substantial than just formula, and he's satisfied.

Jennifer - posted on 06/09/2009

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Hi!!! I don't know that solids would work. But here's what my friend is doing. Her son was just not satisfied with formula, so she would put the left over carrots, potatoes, etc, into a blender and liquify them with some of her formula. Then she froze it in ice cube trays. When she wants to supplement his food, she just thaws a cube in the microwave and adds it to his bottle. It's more substantial than just formula, and he's satisfied.

Jennifer - posted on 06/09/2009

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Hi!!! I don't know that solids would work. But here's what my friend is doing. Her son was just not satisfied with formula, so she would put the left over carrots, potatoes, etc, into a blender and liquify them with some of her formula. Then she froze it in ice cube trays. When she wants to supplement his food, she just thaws a cube in the microwave and adds it to his bottle. It's more substantial than just formula, and he's satisfied.

Connie - posted on 06/09/2009

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Let your baby tell you they are ready for solids. I started my oldest on solids at two months, because formula was not satisfying him. My second son however I did not start until he was about five months, only because he showed no interest and the formula was still satisfying his hunger. Both my boys have grown to be healthy children. They are not overweight and are growing like any active child should.

Natalie - posted on 06/09/2009

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not at al mine was just under 4 months wen i started given them solids and my stepmum started given my brother solids at just over 3 months u know wen ur baby wants food.the midwife she had told her to give him solids all though she coldnt do it on the record!!!

Millie - posted on 06/09/2009

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i started feeding my kids around that time but i started slowly with cereal first then baby foods little bits at atime and witch ever food u try give it for at least 3 days so you know if baby is not allergic to it

Vicki - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Jaime - Lee:

I started my little girl on solids at 3 and a half months. She was fine she loves her food! Try just starting her off with some in the morning after her bottle. My baby didn't like the baby rice or other things so i put her straight onto the jared food. She loves it. Just dont tell your health visitor. Mine's really nice she told me and the other mum's to start them just under 4 months as the baby's seem to be alot happier x


 



Seriously? "Just don't tell your health visitor." Why do you think they visit? Could it be, perhaps, to help? Could it be that they know moms' concerns and questions and have the current research to back up answers? I'm wondering, also, which jarred foods it is you are using. The ones that say, on the jar, 6 months? It's almost as if they need to start putting poison symbols on these things to keep anyone from feeding them to a baby prematurely.

Vikki - posted on 06/09/2009

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Hi, my son was 3 1/2 months when i started 2 introduce solids & he was fine. This was only because his formular milk wasn't enough for him. He was having 9oz bottles 7 times a day & still wanting more. i tried differnt brands of formula & non seemed 2 help. I went on the advice of my Dr & health visitor. They were the one's who advised me 2 try a little baby rice AFTER his bottle. This helped so much, he became so much more settled & slept longer through the night. I would speak 2 your Dr or health visitor first & they will tell u if they think your daughter is developed enough or ready 2 introduce a little. My Dr wouldn't of advised me if he thought it was going 2 harm my son. Go with how u feel & the advice your Dr/hv gives u, they & u know your baby not anyone else!! Gd luck

Ellie - posted on 06/09/2009

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heya Gemma yeah, all babys are different. My olivia started on mushy banana and such when she was about 3 months as milk was just not filling her up, she tried everything in the next months, and now she will eat anything! My health care advisor said that i was wrong for giving her solids at such a young age, but it has done her no harm whatsoever. Hope this helps!

Tamara - posted on 06/09/2009

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Quoting Autumn:

Yes it is too early, Start with baby cereal and you can mix it with applesauce.


Baby cereal, applesauce, etc. ARE solid food.  For the first 6 months of life, the only nutrition that a child needs is breastmilk (or if medically needed formula).  No solid foods of any kind are to be given ere 6 months.

Sydnee - posted on 06/09/2009

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your a mom. you've done your own research. start slow, figure out what your little one likes and go for it. stick with the cereal or 1st foods by gerber (or whatever brand you like) or maybe you should call your doctors office and ask a nurse. but you know your baby. you know when hes ready. trust your gut. dont listen to these wackos on here. its your decision i dont think ive ever heard start at 6 months old. everyone including my doctors (and my whole family are peds doctors) have said start at 4 months i started at 3 1/2 and hes doing just fine as a 4 month old now.

Autumn - posted on 06/08/2009

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Yes it is too early, Start with baby cereal and you can mix it with applesauce.

Mrs. - posted on 06/08/2009

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NO not completley. Start her with mum-mums, they disolve in her mouth, while she learns to get the hand mouth cordination down. Not soilds yet. Add rice cereal to her some of her fruit and veggies, but not soilds yet. Make mashed potatoes and see what happens. Don't start off feeding her three meals a day either. Not a good idea. Maybe start off with breakfast then after a few days start her with dinner. She still needs her formula/breastmilk then eventually start her into lunch. But not to soon you will up set her stomach. If you need any other assistant just let me know.

Mel - posted on 06/08/2009

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Quoting catherine:

so melissa whats the latest? who's quoting who and disagreeing? lol u had any grief? xx


 



hahaha was this msg meant 4 me? if so that bridget bitch is still stalking my posts after everything i write lol. but oh well she will get over it. apart from that ive just been reading the bitch fights. nothing ive been involved in haha xox

Kay - posted on 06/08/2009

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no one knows your lil girl better than you! if you think your lil one is ready then go for it,i plan to give my lil one solids about that age as well it dont harm them my sister in laws lil one ryan was on solids from 3 months and he is so happy and eats anything you give him (now 8months)

Sinead - posted on 06/08/2009

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All the professionals will tell you it's too early. My eldest started on baby rice from the spoon at 10 weeks, she's now 6 years old has always had a very healthy apetite with no digestive or growth problems. The tell tale signs are starting, if she seems not to be content after feeds, then I would definitely start with baby rice, gradually working up to purees fruits and veg after a couple of weeks. But most importantly, go with your gut instinct, it's usually right!

Toni - posted on 06/08/2009

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my lil boi is also lactose intolerence so iv 2 watch wat am givin im...but its dun him no harm ptin him on solids early xx

Stef - posted on 06/08/2009

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I think each child is different. The 'experts' say any earlier than 6 months causes things like food allergies and that a wee ones digestive system can't cope. But in saying that the same experts suggest watching for 'signs' that your bub is ready...like the ones you described! Me and all my siblings were started on solids at about 4 mnths and 3 out of 4 of us have no known food allergies...one does, so????? Do want you think is right, almost everything has a catch 22 as far as your child is concerned thesed days. All the best!

Stef - posted on 06/08/2009

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I think each child is different. The 'experts' say any earlier than 6 months causes things like food allergies and that a wee ones digestive system can't cope. But in saying that the same experts suggest watching for 'signs' that your bub is ready...like the ones you described! Me and all my siblings were started on solids at about 4 mnths and 3 out of 4 of us have no known food allergies...one does, so????? Do want you think is right, almost everything has a catch 22 as far as your child is concerned thesed days. All the best!

Toni - posted on 06/08/2009

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it just depends wat shes like after her bottle..i put my lil boy on food at 11week cos e was still seekin after a botle xx

Ibtissam - posted on 06/08/2009

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Absolutly not , doctors do not recommend solid food untill the baby is 6 months old

You may want to log on to babycenter.com or- what to expect.com

Michelin - posted on 06/08/2009

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yes it is too far, wait till 6 month, dont forget that she still small to chew and swallow, even when u start solid at 6 becarful there is no salt or sweet just cereal, after 2 month u can try fruit or vegi just one kind every week to know if she is sensative from any one u stopped, u have to make it by mixer after u can make mix veg or fruit.

Leanne - posted on 06/08/2009

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obviously every baby is different. just because she is looking interested doesnt neccesary mean she is ready. if she is happy and contented and sleeping well then i would say wait a little longer. my little boy was an awful sleeper so started him at 4 months after bein on formula since 6 weeks. this time round my little girl is 4 months and still only having breastmilk and sleeps 10+ hours at night!! speak to your health visitor to see what they reccomend? hope ive helped!

Catherine - posted on 06/08/2009

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so melissa whats the latest? who's quoting who and disagreeing? lol u had any grief? xx

Dawn - posted on 06/08/2009

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I actually had to start my son on rice a little earlier than 3 months. He was soooo big, formula just wasn't filling him up. I didn't give him too much but just enough in certain bottles to keep him satisfied. It didn't hurt him one bit either - he's tall and thin now and actually eats better than most kids his age (6). Believe it or not, he's probably more health conscious than most adults.

Ashley - posted on 06/08/2009

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I made sure that it was okay with my doctor but my daughter was doing the same thing and she was breastfeeding for like 3 hours at a time so i knew she was hungry...just start her on rice cereal

Ashley - posted on 06/08/2009

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I made sure that it was okay with my doctor but my daughter was doing the same thing and she was breastfeeding for like 3 hours at a time so i knew she was hungry...just start her on rice cereal

Jennifer - posted on 06/08/2009

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From personal experience with my own children and being in the daycare field I would have to say no. Whether it be baby food or your own baby food made for them, some babies are ready at a younger age. My oldest child needed a little baby cereal in her bottle at night at the age of 3 weeks. I realize the doctors say no but a mother knows best.

Jodie Paynting - posted on 06/08/2009

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I started my son on food at 2 months old he slept better. I was getting up every 2 hours 2 feed him a bottle once i started him on food it was much better so all you can do is try you will know if she is ready or not dont let anybody tell you what good or bad she is your not theres.SO IF YOU WANT GIVE IT A GO.

Jodie Paynting - posted on 06/08/2009

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I started my son on food at 2 months old he slept better. I was getting up every 2 hours 2 feed him a bottle once i started him on food it was much better so all you can do is try you will know if she is ready or not dont let anybody tell you what good or bad she is your not theres.SO IF YOU WANT GIVE IT A GO.

Samantha - posted on 06/08/2009

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I started our little girl on solids an 3.5 - 4 months old for a couple of days, just mooshed apple, in a jar obviously, completley organic as well. BUT.. she got bound up, so even though she was showing signs, she wasn't ready.

We give her some occasionally now, depending on her day and if she's having a growthspurt, she's 5 months on the 10th.



In my opinion and thats all this is, is my opinion, why would they make baby food for 4-6 months as it says on the jar if it was unsuitable for them?

Sarah - posted on 06/08/2009

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I started my some on rice cereal with prune Juice (Just boil some prune in water until the water turns purple in colour and add abit of sugar to taste other wise they can be bitter). This made sure that he didn't get constipation from the rice cereal. I gave that to him for breakfest and then dinner and found that he had settled a lot better, and slept nearly all night. after about 2 months I started to introduce other foods.

Sarah - posted on 06/08/2009

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she cant digest food that the family eat yet hun, could be far too rich and contain salts etc. stick to milk and if she is hungry, put her un hungry baby milk, speak to your health visitor she can advice

Denise - posted on 06/07/2009

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I would wait. 3 and a half months is way too early to give solids. 6 months is more appropriate because they can get food allergies if you start them too early. Milk is plenty for now. My daughter didn't even start cereal till 6 and a half months and she's doing great. Trust me, its no rush. :)

Larissa - posted on 06/07/2009

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I started both of my kids on cereal and fruits and veggies at 3 months. so you should be fine. just remember to give them veggies first because they aren't as sweet as fruits so if you give them fruits first they probably wont eat their veggies.

Robin - posted on 06/07/2009

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I went to a naturalist (of shorts) who started me on a great plan.....

Start with the veggies first....green beans, peas, carrots, sweet potatoes....but you only do one at a time....green beans for a week, then peas for a week, then etc. When you are done, then start on the fruits (a week of each). By the time you get to the fruits, then you do fruits in the AM and Veggies in the afternoon. I have fixed the babyfood with cereal to thicken it so that it isn't so runny! By the time you are done, you will have a baby that is willing to try different foods!

Ami - posted on 06/07/2009

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yes it is too early for solids. at this point your infant should only be on formula. i introduced solids to my daughter at about 5 months.

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no but it depends on you and your baby. if it is satisfied with milk/formula that is best for now....personally I had already combined a little cereal in a bottle at this point.

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