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When did your BF baby start cereal?

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heatmac4

Asked by heatmac4 at 5:08 PM on Aug. 4, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my son just started and he is 4 months old i just pump some out and mix it with his cereal
    Lacrisha

    Answer by Lacrisha at 5:13 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • Mine won't start until she is 6 months
    abellvalerie

    Answer by abellvalerie at 5:14 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • 6 months but only a very little. It took him 3-4 weeks to really get adjusted to it. I put a lot of breast milk in it at first and then just slowly started making it a little thicker.
    mazonmom

    Answer by mazonmom at 5:28 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • Didn't. Cereal is pretty icky stuff. We started at six months with mashed banana, went to avocado, potato, peas, green beans. No mixing with anything needed. Mash and serve, couldn't be easier.

    Never had food problems with him till preschool, when someone told him veggies were icky.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 6:24 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • I didn't either.
    Natsnumberthree

    Answer by Natsnumberthree at 10:47 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • When she could eat cheerios.
    MamaJen74

    Answer by MamaJen74 at 11:03 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • I'm with MamaJen. We didn't do cereal. No nutritional value, no benefits. I started avocados and bananas at about 7-8 months. He did have some Kix the other morning though =)
    .Molly.

    Answer by .Molly. at 11:09 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • 7.5 months. After some other stuff, and it was homemade.
    Arisce

    Answer by Arisce at 11:24 PM on Aug. 4, 2009

  • Never. He started playing with solids at 6 months, when he met the age limit and ALL the milestones...he had banana or avocado...can't remember which.
    NoNonsenseMama

    Answer by NoNonsenseMama at 1:13 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

  • Baby cereal? He never had it. And he started dabbling with solids around 10 months or so, but over the last 4 months has really just decided he wanted to eat more. He will be 2 in November. He isn't starving or anything, just so people don't think that. He is over 30lbs right now and is heavier than his 3 1/2 year old cousin that eats everything. Lol.
    Kristenn

    Answer by Kristenn at 2:21 AM on Aug. 5, 2009

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