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stage 3??

When did your little one start eating stage 3 baby food jars?

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Amanda704

Asked by Amanda704 at 10:19 AM on Mar. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • we were on those at 6m... my boy is a haus... LOL at 9m we were on table food and still holding.. it all depends on if you think they are ready..
    HottMamaRossx2

    Answer by HottMamaRossx2 at 10:21 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Yuck! And a waste of money. (My daughter made the most disgusted face when I offered her a bite of Gerber Pasta primavera. I tasted it myself and never bought a stage 3 again). But really, once they're ready for stage 3, in my opinion, they'd be much better served with table food! You can start easing them into this around 9 months. Soft pastas, mashed potatoes, cheese, then ease into things they'd have to chew a little more. They don't have to have teeth to chew, either.
    EmilySusan

    Answer by EmilySusan at 10:23 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • my dr said at 6 mnths
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:24 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • m daughter would have nothing to do with the stage 3 baby food.. and i dont blame her because it looked, smelled, and tasted really bad!! she went from stage 2 to table food.
    emmalouwho

    Answer by emmalouwho at 10:51 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • I totally skipped stage 3. My 9 month old still eats a few stage 2 mixed with cereal. The rest is table food. She now knows the difference and makes funny faces when eating her jar food.
    mamaada

    Answer by mamaada at 10:52 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • Never. We introduced table foods at 6 months. Our pediatrician said stage 3 foods are not only a choking hazard (think about trying to swallow a mouth full of puree and suddenly finding a chunk) but they are simply a marketing ploy by the manufacturers. They were totally on all table foods by 9 months.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 11:13 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • We went from stage one to table food. We just used the babyfood jars to check for allergies since they have a wide variety of flavors. Once we did that it was straight to table food.
    marbear98

    Answer by marbear98 at 11:57 AM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • never. I bought a jar of stage 3 and saw that they were just table food in chunks so I just gave them table food
    fallnangel3

    Answer by fallnangel3 at 12:21 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

  • My son never did. He didn't like them. He stuck with stage 2 until he was about a year old, then he started liking table foods.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 12:36 PM on Mar. 25, 2009

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