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So the pedi had us start to introduce solids starting with cereals at four months and now we are at five months and we are going twice a day do you still give her a full bottle with it, cause she never seems full after wards but I'm not sure if I'm feeding her enough of the solids?

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:03 AM on May. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • she should still be getting all her nutrients from the bottle (whether breastmilk or formula). feed her her bottle first, and then give her the cereal, because right now eating is just for practice. she doesn't *need* cereal at all, so keep that in mind. if she still seems hungry, give her more of the bottle
    llansky

    Answer by llansky at 12:17 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • It really isnt as complicated as it seems. I use to freak out about it too! As long as when you are finished feeding your lil one and she isnt crying and is having all the poopy and pp diapers she will be just fine. At each pediatrician appointment if she isnt gaining weight the doctor will help you adjust her diet. Give her about two ounces less then normal then give her the cereal and make sure it has the DHA stuff in it that will help her brain and eye development. GL
    Bugsmommy1908

    Answer by Bugsmommy1908 at 12:17 AM on May. 5, 2009

  • always give her the bottle first...this is only to introduce the taste not replace a meal...give it to her as a dessert....don't worry about the amounts, it's just to get her used to it and swallowing, not important if she doesn't take it.
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:18 AM on May. 5, 2009

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