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diet of eight month old baby?

what kind of feeding schedual and menu do you/ did you offer your infant at eight months? did you give juice/ water?

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BillyKraftsMom

Asked by BillyKraftsMom at 5:51 AM on Aug. 10, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • at 8 months i'd feed my son when he was hungry usually 5-6 small meals through the day, and he had water, juice and milk. If he's still on formula or breastmilk, he doesn't need to be on juice or water but you can add it once a day
    vgiron

    Answer by vgiron at 5:53 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • my son still has his formula more then table food, I feed him everything I eat, I give him juice, if you are going to feed him table food I would recomend to give your baby water, my son drinks about 4-8 oz of water after he eats table food. Since he tried table food he will not eat baby cereal but I don't blame him, how you tried that stuff it's gross.
    looovemybabies

    Answer by looovemybabies at 6:16 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • lmao at looovemybabies, the baby cereals not that bad depending on which one you get. My son does eat what i eat and has been since 6months.
    vgiron

    Answer by vgiron at 6:19 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • My 8 month old has baby yogurt and some cheerios for breakfast just about everyday, then she gets a 6-8 oz bottle before her nap around 10 AM. When she wakes up it's usually about lunchtime and she gets a jar of food, plus some table food such as cut up fruit, small pieces of bread or cheese. Then she gets another bottle a couple of hours later before her afternoon nap. Then she has dinner (similar to lunch) and a bottle before bed. She also still takes 1-2 bottles during the night. (Ugh). I give her up to 4 oz juice per day, and water whenever she seems to want it. :-)
    MamaApril2

    Answer by MamaApril2 at 6:45 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • My almost nine month old has oatmeal and fruit for breakfast w/ bfeeding, then at around 12 he eats lunch (yogurt, cheese, fruit, veggies, etc) and bfeeding, bfeed at 3:30 after nap, then supper around 6 (whatever we're eating) with bfeeding, then bfeeding at bedtime around 7:30-8.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 8:32 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • At 8 months, mine ate what I ate, when I ate. They still had a little bit of baby food, but not much. Breakfast was around 7am, mid morning snack, lunch around 11:30, mid afternoon snack, supper around 5:30pm then around 7 the last snack of the day.

    They ate the equivalent of two stage 2 jars of food at each meal with about 8oz of formula in a sippy. Snacks were finger foods and either juice/water mixed or formula depending on the time of day. They only had about 4oz of juice a day total.
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 9:00 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

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