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adding rice to milk

what age did your baby start incorporating rice in their milk?

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Asked by babybaileysmom at 12:53 AM on Jul. 9, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 4 months

    Answer by MissAndrea125 at 12:57 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • i started putting rice in my son's formula at 2 1/2 or 3 months

    Answer by edrsmom09 at 1:04 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • people say not to do that. Its not healty. I did it. i didnt care i started at 3months

    Answer by aprilsalcro at 1:18 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • I did add rice cereal at 4 months with my baby girl : - )

    Answer by Vero529 at 1:22 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • I would say as soon as your pediatrician says to. Or as with my first (she has acid reflux) I asked if I could really young to help her keep down some food and it worked great!

    Answer by hotrodmomma at 2:04 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Never. Shouldn't be done without a pediatrician's's a choking risk and benefits you not at all. They sleep when they sleep. They stretch out their feedings when they stretch out their feedings.

    Answer by gdiamante at 3:16 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • I only had to do that with one child because formula was not keeping her full for more than an hour at a time. At 1 month of age she was drinking up to 8 oz at a time so the pediatrician told me to put rice cereal in her bottle and use a cross-cut nipple so that it will flow out. Worked like a charm!
    I didn't have to do that with my other 2 children or my granddaughter. They were all eating rice cereal from a baby spoon around 3 & 4 months.

    Answer by PrydferthMenyw at 6:59 AM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • Nothing should be added to their milk, you can however add milk to their rice ceral you feed them with a spoon. Rice cereal will fill a tummy with less than nutricious substance quickly and raise serious risks of diabetes and obesity that formula alone already raised.

    If your child is old enough for solids which shouldn't be before 4 months ever then they need to get it on a spoon, they spit it out or don't swallow then they aren't ready.

    Answer by tabi_cat1023 at 1:11 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

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