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Beginning solids?

What do you moms recommend for beginning solids? I'm about 1 week away from starting my baby boy on them....

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Asked by jennalynne904 at 3:23 PM on Sep. 30, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • veggies

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 3:23 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I always started my boys on cereal. Then moved on to veggies and fruits, one at a time. Always worked for us.

    Answer by MommaTurbo at 3:24 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • cereal first, then fruit and veggies. Introduce 1 food every 3-4 days. That way you can detect a food allergy.

    Answer by mompam at 3:26 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I introduced cereal first. Then veggies and fruits.

    Answer by CaseyErin at 3:26 PM on Sep. 30, 2010



    Not until baby can sit unassisted and bring food to his mouth on his own. No liquidy foods. If he has to have it liquidy, then, he isn't ready. Avocado, baked sweet potato and bananas are great first foods. Skip cereal...not nutritious.  e can also feed himself whatever you are eating.


    Answer by BradenIsMySon at 3:27 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • I started my son out on the cereal when he was 4 months then went on to veggies at 6 months. When he had all the vegies then i started the fruit so that i knew he would still eat his veggies. Worked great for me and my husband. The only thing he would not eat was the green beans....unless they were the ones i made lol

    Answer by Shelii at 3:27 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • first foods my son ate were avacado, banana, sweet potato and rice cereal. I made a lot of the food! and are great websites with charts, recipes and articles! I also recommend the book Super Babyfood.

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 3:29 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • cereal, veggies and then friut and do one new food a week to make sure he doesnt have food allergies

    Answer by L0vingMy3Girls at 3:30 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • We skipped cereal because it's bland and has no nutritional value. The first thing my son ate was avocados when he was 10 months old, had absolutely no interest in solids until then. After that it was pureed mango, carrots and mashed bananas.

    Answer by bethany169 at 3:35 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

  • My son's pedi said to start him on rice cereal, then oatmeal (the baby kind), the mixed oat cereal, then yellow/orange veggies (carrots, squash, sweet potato) then greens, then whatever. You wanna introduce things slowly and in groups like that so if your child did have an allergic reaction it would be much easier to pinpoint what caused it.

    Answer by kamsmommy17 at 3:55 PM on Sep. 30, 2010

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