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can i give my 11 week old some rusks?

i'm breastfeedin and she is wont take a bottle at all, i have tried everything. so i thought i could giver her a little bit of rusk so she will sleep better. i feel so tiered

 
sammyboobinz

Asked by sammyboobinz at 4:45 PM on Mar. 22, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • It can cause allergies later on if you start them on food too early now, even if they don't have any immediate reactions. I am going through this right now with my oldest, he has the worst allergies and skin problems of all of my kids. The younger 2 I waited til 4 months and 6 months respectively to start them on solids. But if you have a pediatrician then I would ask them.
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 5:32 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • rusk?
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 4:46 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • What the heck is rusk?
    MJ_BN_FE

    Answer by MJ_BN_FE at 4:46 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • What is rusk?
    kimberlyinberea

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 4:49 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Rice Rusk, like rice cereal and no I would not give an 11 week old rusk. Just my opinion
    chefronswife

    Answer by chefronswife at 4:49 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Uh, she is no where near the age of eating food dor her belly. And feeding it to her at night won't help her sleep. It might make her stomach hurt and give her gas. Which means you will get less sleep.
    BradenIsMySon

    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 4:51 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Sorry, nothing but breastmilk till six months. And cereal does NOT make them sleep...it can even make them weake MORE.

    Drop that which is not strictly needed for survival. It'll wait. Sleep when she does.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 5:00 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Sorry but you really shouldn't give a baby cereal or food until at least 4 to 6 months depending on what your pedi says. Trust me the nights will get better with time my son is almost 2 and I miss the late night feedings and him needing me for everything. If you ever need anyone to talk to we are all here to listen.

    MiddletonFamily

    Answer by MiddletonFamily at 5:00 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • Babies wake up. Giving them rice cereal won't change that. Sleep when she sleeps, rest when you can, let the chores go for a while.

    We ALL feel tired. It's the hazard of having a baby in a modern world.
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 5:01 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

  • things are a bit different overs seas
    sammyboobinz

    Answer by sammyboobinz at 5:08 PM on Mar. 22, 2010

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