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What do you feed your baby for breakfast and what time?

My 16 month old usually only has a bottle of milk and dry cereal @ 8:30 am. What else should I feed her? She's usually ready for a nap by 10:30. Then eats a good lunch when she gets up around 12:00. She's very independent and only eats stuff she can feed herself. Ideas please...

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:49 AM on Oct. 21, 2009 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • My son is 22 months old and he eats breakfast around 9, I usually feed him dry cereal, mini pancakes, waffles, eggs and toast with some fruit on the side. I also give him minute maid orange juice for kids because he doesn't he like milk anymore.
    LoriAnn87

    Answer by LoriAnn87 at 9:57 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • He eats all that for breakfast or just a few of those choices?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • Mine were eating whatever we had for breakfast and milk in a sippy.

    pancakes
    waffles
    french toast
    cereal
    pop tart (once in a while)
    donuts (again, once in a while)
    scrambled eggs
    oatmeal (love the flavored ones)
    sides: toast with butter/peanut butter and/or jelly, fruit, bacon/sausage/ham.....
    TiccledBlue

    Answer by TiccledBlue at 10:03 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • both my 1 year old and my 4 year old like to have cinnamon chex cereal and a cup of juice for breakfast. i put a little bit of milk in my 1 year old. just a smidge, but he likes it.
    Des10ed2b

    Answer by Des10ed2b at 10:20 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • My son is 14 months and it varies from scrambled eggs, pancakes, gerber puffs which he usually eats with everything since we have like 10 boxes that he got for holidays, yogurt.. Hes still breastfed so hes not on milk yet.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:42 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • My boys are 15months and 2. Just like TiccledBlue they eat whatever is for breakfast. There favorite though is the mini french toast sticks. They, like your daughter, prefers something they can feed to themselves.
    reigndrops12689

    Answer by reigndrops12689 at 10:48 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • My 14 month old daughter, Has cereals with a splash of milk on them. She eats them with a spoon, and sometimes uses her hands. Then she has a banana with her sippy cup full of milk. Sometimes she has waffles, whole wheat butter toast.

    Snacks, she has cut up grapes, cute up pear, apples, sometimes Cheese stick, or crackers.

    Dinner, she has what we are having. She loves rice, stuffing, steamed carrots, cut up broccoli.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:53 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • My son isn't a breakfast person. He won't eat when he first gets up (always fun on school days..). I give him the usual breakfast foods (frozen waffles, french toast sticks, bagels, yogurt, fruit, etc) but I also have been known to give him whole wheat pasta, cheese, whole grain crackers, and similar items when needed. I've also tried instant oatmeal (the low sugar version). One thing I've had success with as well are the bite size shredded wheat. I usually get the unsweetened version. Since he can eat them without a spoon, he likes them better (he isn't great with a spoon yet). When in doubt, try to give a mix of protein, fruit and grains.
    momofryan07

    Answer by momofryan07 at 11:05 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • This is some of what I give her for breakfast: (she's 19 mos old)

    plain yogurt with honey and granola with blueberries or raspberries
    cream of wheat mixed with unsweetened applesauce and cinammon
    plain oatmeal with applesauce and some other fruit
    scrambled eggs and a fruit
    whole grain waffle and fruit
    sometimes she just likes a big bowl of fruit salad
    every once in a while french toast sticks and fruit
    MagnoliaQueen

    Answer by MagnoliaQueen at 11:16 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

  • my dd eats whatever we eat..literally, she will not eat if we're eating something different...so needless to say, our eating habbits have become a lot healthier lol

    Breakfast:
    bowl of kix cereal w/milk in it--sippy of orange juice
    pankcakes w/out syrup--cup of milk
    toast
    biscuits and gravy
    oatmeal

    bananas on the side

    **snacks---slices of cheese with some fruit..she's really not big on snacks

    Lunch:

    chicken nuggets and mac-n-cheese
    hot dog w/carrots
    peanut butter and jelly (on rare occasion)
    corn dog and fruit (usually strawberries and/or bananas)

    Dinner:

    chicken and rice w/steamed aparagus (yes, she does like it)
    chicken and stuffing with corn
    salad w/chicken and fruit on the side
    **she loves steamed veggies of any sort

    stick with softer meats, like hot dogs..my dd's pedi told me (when i was concerned about her not ea
    mom_to_kenzie

    Answer by mom_to_kenzie at 11:17 AM on Oct. 21, 2009

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