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no more wheat...

The pedi thinks that ds might have a wheat sensitivity and wants us to stop all wheat products. He LOVES his puffs though, can anyone think of any other good finger food substitutes?

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Asked by gypsymama532 at 1:51 PM on Apr. 22, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My dd loves yogurt bites, also you might be able to find some puffs that are made with some other type of grain.

    Answer by Liz132 at 1:58 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Wheat is one of those food that should be put off until after Baby's first birthday. Remember, doctors are not nutritionists. Puffed rice is yummy.
    Other foods to avoid the first year (this is not a complete list) include soy, dairy, strawberries, citrus). Other good finger foods are avocado (loaded with brain building good fats), kiwi (more vitamin C than an orange and more potassium than banana) and spears of cooked sweet potato (loaded with goodies). The best book on feeding babies and toddlers is Super Baby Foods; you should be able to find it at your local library.

    Answer by rkoloms at 1:59 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • I have never heard of wheat being one of the foods you avoid the first year of a babies life! Wheat is in everything, if you put your baby on a wheat diet, you are only going to feed him fruits and vegetable...i went through this with my daughter...the only thing that did was starve her.....she is not allergic to wheat! Did your doctor give you the very short list of what your baby can eat?????

    Answer by artistic1995 at 3:33 PM on Apr. 22, 2009

  • Wheat allergies are indeed real, I dont know how common for a baby but MANY people are allergic to wheat....isnt that what gluten is?

    Answer by jlizgar at 8:32 AM on Apr. 23, 2009

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