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just gave my 4 month old cereal, wondering what age everyone else waited until?

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Asked by Moma_bear at 4:25 PM on Feb. 24, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 6 months.

    Answer by Pauline3283 at 4:25 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • 6 months.

    Answer by StarLee at 4:26 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • I'm waiting until 6 months because thats what is recommended by pediatricians. I've seen too many overweight babies who's mom said "they acted hungry or they weren't sleeping through the night". I want to do whats best for her digestive system.

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:27 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • My Dr. gave us the go ahead at 4 months also. How did your baby react to it?

    Answer by Nika75 at 4:29 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • oh ok,, 6 months huh! my son is 5 and the ped told me 4 months with him.... and he was fine but, now ppl are telling me 6 months... why does everything have to change every year...?lol

    Answer by Moma_bear at 4:29 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • i also just started my 4 months dd on it.. her pedi said its fine

    Answer by doosti at 4:29 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • she loved it!!! and I dont have to worry about her being overweight .. she is small 10lbs 6oz at 4 months!!! she was a very small 4lb baby!

    Answer by Moma_bear at 4:30 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • my peds told me 4 moths as well. i think they were just trying to get her off so much BM she is a good size baby lol. i think you will know when your child is ready for it. there is no hurry the peds say as long as they are on cereal by 6 months, but still your baby can honestly live off of BM alone. there is no right age, just when you think your baby is ready.


    Answer by setliff at 4:36 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • If babies were ment to have food so early then cereal would come out of the breast also.
    I believe in ALL milk until 6 Months

    Answer by GJCJMomie at 4:36 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

  • annons a moron my son had it when he was 2months old because he was eating way to much formula and dr said to PREVENT a heavy child to suppliment with Cereal...its people like annon that piss me off...

    Answer by connorsmom22607 at 4:38 PM on Feb. 24, 2009

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