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Who has.....

fed their baby solids/rice cereal before the 4-6 months grace period? Why?

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:00 AM on Aug. 2, 2010 in General Parenting

Answers (15)
  • Not me, because I know better.

    Answer by Ati_13 at 8:00 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • i did my sons doc told me to give it to him it would help him sleep since he has alot of problems and dose not sleep well at night

    Answer by devinalexis at 8:01 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Not me, because their stomachs aren't ready for it.

    Answer by Momofboys22 at 8:02 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Then this question does not pertain to you!!!! lol!

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:02 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I didnt. I didnt start giving it to her until the doctor told me it was okay.

    Answer by NewMommy0414 at 8:03 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Well, I know this wasn't me, but my sister started giving her Dd cereal in a bottle at three months old. Her Dd wouldn't sleep at night, and that's what she did to fix it not sure if she had doctors permission.

    Answer by MomtoElliett at 8:06 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • All my kids got solids way before 4 months.. I Started my oldest daughter on Cereal when she was 6 weeks old, my middle when she was 4 weeks old and my youngest when she was 2 months.. Every child is different.. And all my kids started fruits when they were around 2-3 months of age. I think its fine! We are the parents and my kids are fine and healthy and I never had a problem with them or there stomachs with feeding them early.. Doctors are just that doctors! They help when my kid is SICK or needs shots.. I dont ask for Feeding advice! I am the mom and I am the one around my kid the most I know best .. and so far I havent been wrong.

    Answer by MommySteph1011 at 8:14 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • i did a teaspoon in their bottles at 3 mo because they were always so hungry and it helped them sleep longer

    Answer by miritrose at 8:19 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • I started cereal just before 4 months. But, I was 19 and it was 1996....I had no clue to wait. Now, I would never do that. I wouldn't feed purees at all, I would wait until they can sit and can pick up food to feed themselves.

    And to anyone that will listen: My son does have stomach issues now. Various people I know that are OLDER do have tons of issues. Was it caused from feeding way before their gut was ready? I don't know...would I avoid anything in the future just in case? YES!!!! The stomach issues won't show up while they are still babies.



    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 8:21 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

  • Not me I waited just because I was a new mommie and wanted to do what the doctor said.

    Answer by Kboyd1012 at 8:51 AM on Aug. 2, 2010

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