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Does it matter if you mix brand names of baby food? Gerber vs Beechnut

My babysitter told me NOT to mix the two brands. Do you agree? What's your opinion. Thanks, Ingrid!

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imjustme0502

Asked by imjustme0502 at 1:00 PM on Oct. 28, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • i don't see why not, i mean they are both going to end up in the same place its not gonna explode if you mix it, and if it does then obviously its not safe LOL
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:01 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Food is food. Mix it, it won't create a fire or anything, lol
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:10 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Um...do you only eat one brand of food?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:10 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • From Ingrid (imjustme0502): Let me clarify, I didn't mean mix together two different brands together. What I was asking is one day Cameron eats Gerber, the next day Beechnut?

    I agree with Anonymous - We don't eat just one brand...exactly what I was thinking....
    imjustme0502

    Answer by imjustme0502 at 1:14 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • It's fine. People do it all the time. It isn't like you are changing is formula everyday, because that can cause issues, but baby food, please, give me a break.
    coala

    Answer by coala at 1:22 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Does NOT matter.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 1:34 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • It's fine - my son ate Gerber, Beechnut, Earth's Best, whatever was on sale or I had coupons for!
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 1:44 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • It doesn't matter. I fed my baby beech nut and gerber. it's all the same
    Butterflysky_24

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 2:03 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

  • Look at the additives, are they different? Is there something new the LO can have an allergic reaction to? If not then dont worry about it, especially if they are different foods altogether. My son liked the Gerber meals but the earths best fruits. We played mix and match with foods based on what was on sale.
    auroura

    Answer by auroura at 2:34 PM on Oct. 28, 2009

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