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how do u put ceral in the bottles// what size nipples do u use and how much? how often? what kinds?

p.s we use avent bottles

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 7:44 PM on Feb. 27, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • you micro the cereal with milk in a bowl then put it in the bottle. make sure its runny otherwise it wouldnt come out of the nipple. i usually make the nipple's hole wider by slicing it. just one nipple to use for ur cereal thing. with my dd, i just use the bowl and the baby spoon to feed my dd. check ur local grocey store for the price and types of cereal there are. i use gerber.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:55 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • you dont. you put it in a bowl. if the baby is too young to know the concept of eating from a spoon, then they are too young to eat cereal inthe first place.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:57 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • dont ever micro a young babies food!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 7:57 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • you dont.
    mywonderyears

    Answer by mywonderyears at 7:59 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • I agree with you don't. Old advice for reflux was to put cereal in bottles. That is no longer recommended. Babies should not have cereal before 4-6 months. Some doctors don't keep up with current recommendations.
    Gailll

    Answer by Gailll at 8:17 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • Cereal in the bottle is a choking hazard!! Keep in mind that 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 www.babyledweaning.com and Super Baby Food www.superbabyfood.com You should be able to find them at your local library
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 8:18 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • at 6:57 PM on Feb. 27, 2010 by: Anonymous
    you dont. you put it in a bowl. if the baby is too young to know the concept of eating from a spoon, then they are too young to eat cereal inthe first place.

    This ^^^. You do NOT put cereal in a baby's bottle, ever, for any reason!
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:33 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • You shouldn't. Solids should always be eaten with a spoon or a fork, or finger food if your child is older. Solids should wait until at least 6 mos IMO and personally, I'd skip the cereal. It's gross, and not worth much.
    Krysta622

    Answer by Krysta622 at 9:07 PM on Feb. 27, 2010

  • We use the avent bottles. The nipple that worked best for us without having to cut it was the ones with the Tri-flow. I was able to find them at target and babies-r-us. I have also heard that the fast flow nippled might do the trick, havnt tried that though. I put 2 scoops (formula scooper) of rice cereal with 6oz. Hope this helps.

    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:21 AM on Mar. 1, 2010

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