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how old can baby drink juices an eat real food

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Asked by jazzy_bell at 12:58 PM on Oct. 19, 2013 in General Parenting

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  • This would be an excellent question for your pediatrician.

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 1:05 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • Have you asked your babies doctor this?

    Answer by louise2 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • In a nutshell, 6 months is the earliest you should introduce any kind of solid food. By solids I mean very runny purees- they're just called solids.

    Juice isn't necessary, I wouldn't introduce those until after 1 year and it would be a little bit of juice mixed with water.

    Answer by staciandababy at 1:22 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • No solids until at least six months. And even then baby should be getting MOSTLY breastmilk or formula and very little solids. No juice at all, please. It's just sugar and offers nothing of value.

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:01 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • No reason for juice. Wait as long as possible. Baby food 6 months. Real food 8 or 9 months.

    Answer by mompam at 3:21 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • Around a year old

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 4:18 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • This is a question for the baby's doctor. The doctor will give you a schedule of food s and at what stage the child can/ should be introduced.
    Babies should NOT be weaned of breast milk or formula before the first 12 full months and wll even then benefit from some during the day.

    TALK to the DOCTOR>

    Answer by Dardenella at 6:06 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • You can also google BABY LED SOLIDS for great info on what to feed. Jarred baby food is really a waste of money. If baby needs purees, it's too early for anything but breastmilk or formula.

    Answer by gdiamante at 6:21 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

  • Juice for kids is overrated. It's laden with sugar and not all that nutritious. Stick with pureed fruits and vegetables.

    Answer by Ballad at 11:57 PM on Oct. 19, 2013

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