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When can my baby eat spaghetti? Or anything that we eat?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:16 PM on Oct. 25, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 6 months

    Answer by freshly.married at 6:19 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • There is no "right" age. you just need to start out slow. My baby started trying our food when he was a few months old. I mean not chunks of food but getting used to the taste. And at 5 months he could eat most things if it was small now at ten months he can eat alot on his own. But its different with all babies :)

    Answer by Brandi300 at 6:24 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • When he has teeth to chew the food, and he can sit up on his own.

    Answer by ness_033 at 6:24 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • A baby should not have solids until 6 months, unless there is a medical reason (like reflux) to give them cereal prior to that. After 6 months, introduce foods one at a time and wait several days in between each food to check for allergies. By 10 months they should be able to eat anything you are eating (in small or mashed pieces) except for eggs, honey, strawberries, shellfish, and nuts ( most are high allergy foods, honey can cause infant botulism). Babies do NOT need teeth to eat solid food - many babies do not get teeth in until they are close to a year and they are able to gum food just fine. They should be able to sit up on their own. Have fun with solids!!! :)

    Answer by TiffanyMarie80 at 7:40 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • we started leting our little one try food when she could sit 3 months. i think we gave her spaghetti around 5 or 6months,thats one of her fav foods.

    Answer by angelairelan at 8:45 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

  • At six months most pediatricians agree that it is okay for babies to start eating table foods. Start off with easily mushable foods. As long as your baby can gum it and swallow it easily, they can eat it.

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 9:44 PM on Oct. 25, 2009

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