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Whats first fruits or veggies??

I had read that when introducing solids you go cereal, fruits, veggies, meats. But last night I was talking to dh's aunt and told her about how dd just LOVES applesauce she started freaking out bc I gave her fruits first. She said fruit is too sweet and when i introduce veggies she won't eat them. What order did you do??

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Asked by jedwards2009 at 2:01 PM on May. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • cereal,green veggies,orange veggies,fruit

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 2:02 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • i heard that nonsense too but i did fruits first and have had no problem with giving him veggies or meats. he loves them all now.

    Answer by PURPULbutterfly at 2:03 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • cereal, veggies, fruit

    Answer by lilianasmom1116 at 2:03 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • cereal - veggies - fruit for my daughter as well..i also heard that youre SUPPOSED to give veggies first, because if they have sweet fruit, they wont eat their veggies..but, my daughter loved veggies even after having fruits..(especially sweet potatoes..she loooooved those)

    Answer by alexis_06 at 2:25 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • I did veggies first b/c I had heard the same thing! I don't think it's a big deal either way, she'll learn to like both anyway. I started with cereal, then sweet potatoes, then green beans, then some fruits

    Answer by StellarJKD at 2:25 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • If you're breastfeeding, that whole no fruits first because they're sweet thing doesn't really matter because breastmilk is sweet. We started with avocado, which isn't sweet, but technically is a fruit.

    Answer by Christina807 at 4:31 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • I have already introduced fruits to my son. But I have also introduce Veggies and so far we havent had a problem.

    Answer by CardsGrl at 5:34 PM on May. 13, 2010

  • My pedi suggest to introduce veggies first then fruits. It's mainly to avoid having a sweet-tooth. In my case it worked with my now 3 year old and I'm doing the same with my now 5 month old. However I did recently give my 5 month old avocado, like the other pp is a fruit, but it's not sweet. She hated it! I'm waiting to introduce it again later when I give her fruits so that way I can mix it with a fruit. is a great website that was suggested to me if you want to check it out.:0)

    Answer by Gelijones at 12:20 AM on May. 14, 2010

  • Tried to start with cereal (hated it), then veggies (sweet potato and squash first), then meats (hated those, too), then fruits. He's a pretty good eater now, at 21 months, not too picky, and LOVES fruits and veggies!

    Answer by musicpisces at 3:11 AM on May. 16, 2010

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