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When did you??

My baby is only breastfeeding, no supplement and is 5 Months. I was wondering when was the longest you have waited to feed your little one solid foods.

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Asked by Changedwomen at 8:13 PM on Jun. 28, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I exclusively breastfed my youngest. He was around 9 months when he started solids.

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 8:15 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • If your baby seems satisfied with just breastmilk, then there's no need at this age to introduce solids. Follow your baby's cues. I started my ds at 4 months and my dd at 6 months. my dd was MUCH more ready and took to it quicker.

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 8:16 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • My son started having solids around 6 months.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 8:16 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • my little guy was hungry and brest feeding non stop so he started solids at 5 months and it helpped a lot i think id depends on the kid they say to do solids when your baby doesnt seem satisfied from a bottle alone!

    Answer by saadamarie at 8:16 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • We also EBF and started solids SLOWLY around 6 months.

    Answer by new_mom808 at 9:15 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I EBF my daughter until she was 6 months (she's 7 now). We then very slowly started solids - skipped rice cereal & she just gums soft foods. Today she ate about a teaspoon & a half of banana chunks for "breakfast", then a few tiny chunks of sweet potato for "dinner".

    Answer by Wheepingchree at 9:24 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • 7 1/2 months...she stole food off my plate. We breastfeed and meal share; she mostly self feeds. There is no fruit or veggie she hasn't tried. But breastmilk at 9 months is still primary. Food is just fun No jars or cereal.

    Answer by amileegirl at 10:57 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • 4 months for both

    Answer by rileymommy at 11:00 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • I t really depends on your child, if your baby shows interest in food while you are eating ( mine would watch ever bite that went into my mouth and then act like he was chewing at 4 mn) he is ready if not wait until he shows interest or seems as if he is not satisfied with breast milk alone, until that point don't worry about it.

    Answer by KristeenieB at 11:36 PM on Jun. 28, 2010

  • tried at 4 months, didn't go over well so stopped. tried again at 5 months and she's been getting one "meal" a day since.

    Answer by rhianna1708 at 3:04 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

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