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What foods should I start feeding my baby first besides cearel?

I have a 4mth old who is fixing to be 5mths.they have told me I could start solids.

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:23 PM on Jul. 18, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • The doctor told us that orange foods are what you should start with. If I remember correctly, they also told us to start with vegetables before fruit.

    Answer by KrisinAustin at 12:26 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • My son loved mashed up avocado at that age :).

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 12:30 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • EDIT:
    I didn't write that correctly lol. He didn't start solids until 6 months, I meant that he liked it as his first food. Excuse my prego brain lol

    Answer by MamaPyratekk at 12:31 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Your babys Doctor should offer you a print out, or he will tell you at each appointment what foods to start. Contact the doctor.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:34 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • I just started feeding my daughter who is at the end of her 5 month. I started off with avocadoes pureed with her formula (makes it nice and creamy) and sweet potatoes. I introduced oatmeal cereal a couple of weeks into it.

    Answer by wannabskinym at 12:59 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • i started my son on soild food at 4 1/2 months and i started him off with stage 1 fruit or veg but once he had all of the stage 1 foods i started him on stage 2 about 5 months. my dr didn't tell us what to start with he just said whatever we wanted to give him first is up to us.

    Answer by LoriAnn87 at 1:00 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • i gave my son mostly vegetables till the age of one every once in a while i would give him fruit so he was more accustome to the taste of veggies not fruit so now he eats and loves both

    Answer by tcecille at 1:59 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • start with pure green veggies like green beans and peas. if he starts light colors or fruit..anything sweet, he wont really want to try anything NOT sweet. so get those out of the way and have fun...i just started my 5 month old on prunes.....what pleasant diapers!

    Answer by briyeti at 10:54 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • carrots,squash,sweet potato

    Answer by jbirchard at 11:18 PM on Jul. 18, 2008

  • Avocado and pureed pears are great starter foods. Just mash up the avacado and puree canned pears packed in water, freeze in an ice cube tray and defrost when you need it.

    Answer by NMW at 4:21 PM on Jul. 19, 2008

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