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age for those gerber Puffs?

I just can't remember what age I gave these to our first daughter. Is 7 months too young? Our doc suggested those teething biscuits but my daughter gums a chokable bite right off in a matter of seconds. Gives me a heart attack. When did you all do puffs or cheerios?

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Asked by EmilySusan at 3:44 PM on Apr. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Mine started at 8 or 9 months. If she's doing well with babyfood, she's probably ready.

    Answer by TweenAndTwinMom at 3:46 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • i think 7 mo is fiine, i hated those teething buiscuts for the same reason

    Answer by mommymeg03 at 3:47 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • 7 months is fine, does your child crawl with her tummy off the floor? On the back of the gerber puffs, it tells you if your child does this... It should be fine though, cause the puffs just kind of melt in your mouth. I started my daughter around 6 or 7 months...

    Answer by pamelajqs at 3:48 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • She doesn't crawl forward yet (she kind of scoots backward) but she's really strong and pushes up really high on her tummy, holds her head up great...

    Answer by EmilySusan at 3:51 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • We started Cheerios, puffs, crackers and some softer table foods at 6 months.

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 4:11 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

  • My first we waited to give finger foods until maybe 6-8 months. Frozen bagles when started teething. By the time we got to#3 baby was 2months sucking on pork bones. Getting a little meat with each knaw. I thought it was a little crazy but hus said oh shes fine. So I just went with it - never chocked .- SPELLED WRONG? Also I used to love when they were teething - frozen peas.

    Answer by bristle3kids at 5:25 PM on Apr. 4, 2009

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