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Baby cereal

When did you start feeding your baby cereal? And did you start with the rice or oatmeal? or does it matter?

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Asked by EthansMommy5 at 10:19 PM on Aug. 17, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 4 months - I started with rice, but he prefers oatmeal

    Answer by missanc at 10:20 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • At 3 months I started my daughter on rice. I would try rice first only because it is easier for them to digest.

    Answer by LolaD at 10:25 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • around 5 months and i was still bfing so they usually suggest 6 months. I started with oatmeal but after awhile i started giving her mixed all the time. She never really liked the rice on its own and i didnt like how it would look when i made it so we stopped with that.

    Answer by crystaleve29 at 10:34 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • im trying to start my son on rice cereal right now and hes 3 months old. the doctor told me to spoon feed him 1 or 2 tablespoons and then go up one or two everyday and then in a week or so try applesauce too. i put it in his bottle once too not that long ago just to see if he would sleep through the night but it didnt work.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 10:35 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • We started brown rice cereal at six months. If we were to do it again, I would skip cereal and start with avocado.

    Answer by rkoloms at 10:39 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • I started at 4 months, I did oatmeal, he loved it until he tried table food now he don't want anything to do with it lol

    Answer by looovemybabies at 10:41 PM on Aug. 17, 2009

  • Mashed banana, six months. No cereal; stuff is like wallpaper paste. Although it IS good for sick parakeets!

    Answer by gdiamante at 12:29 AM on Aug. 18, 2009

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