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How do u know when to feed ur Lil one 2nd foods?

My Daughter has been eating 1st foods for a month now she can sit up with no assistance , but she still falls over sometimes. She does not need support for her back. she does not sit up alone we have to sit her up.

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Asked by Anonymous at 11:22 AM on Feb. 3, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • well, i have this place i go to, i think its called the pedatrician.,,,yeah thats it. i ask him

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:26 AM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • This is something you need to ask her pediatrician! Every baby is different and asking others for advice on here is the wrong way to go. They wont know, because they don't know your child like you and your babys doctor does!

    Good Luck!

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:28 AM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • This is why I dont really care for this site U BITCHES ARE SOOOOOOOOOOO RUDE AND MEAN!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:33 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • I would never ask a pediatrician for nutritional advice. Solids fed to babies before they turn 1 are for the experience of eating them, not for nutrition (a subject most doctors know little about).Nutritionists recommend starting solids at 6 months; many now recommend skipping cereal and starting with a bit of avocado mashed with breastmilk (or formula). Then baked sweet potato, oatmeal, pumpkin, pureed peas, etc. Jarred baby food tastes awful, is expensive, and you never really know what is in it. Be sure to avoid the allergy trigger foods. This is not a complete list: before age 1, no soy, dairy, wheat, citrus, egg white, strawberries; before age 2 no honey, chocolate, nuts.
    Two great books /websites on feeding babies, with differing philosophies, Baby Led Weaning and Super Baby Food You should be able to find them at your local library

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:37 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • I started my son on stage two foods when he could sit unassisted (since stage two is for un assisted sitters) which was 5 months. He had also been eating stage one for around a month. He did very well with it. Just remember to introduce new things slowly like you did with stage one :)

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 2:38 PM on Feb. 4, 2010

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