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When did you start your baby on baby food?

I am just curious how old was your baby when you started giving them solids?

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AudreysMommy798

Asked by AudreysMommy798 at 12:37 AM on Oct. 13, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my daughter barely had any baby food but tried it @ 6mnths she wasnt that into it being as how she nursed alot
    mmtosam06

    Answer by mmtosam06 at 12:48 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • My son is 1 1/2 and the pediatrician told me to give him solids about 6-7 months. and my daughter is 6 months and they told me to start at 4 month. I mean a year diffrence and everything changes wow!
    Bluesdawg02

    Answer by Bluesdawg02 at 12:49 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • I offered purees around 10 months but she wasn't interested. She was exclusively breastfed and started finger foods about a month later. We never did "baby" food.
    jus1jess

    Answer by jus1jess at 12:58 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • 4 or 5 months for my first one. 7 months for my 2nd.
    DigiScrapperMom

    Answer by DigiScrapperMom at 1:09 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • I started my daughter at 4 months on cereal and fruit. At 5 months i gave her veggies and fruit.
    Eveysmom08

    Answer by Eveysmom08 at 1:12 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • We started baby food at 4 months so about a month ago but cereal was a bit before that
    ajc88

    Answer by ajc88 at 1:41 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • My pediatrician told us to start him around 4 1/2 - 5 months. We just started him on rice cereal, and have gradually mixed different veggies in one we established that he wasn't allergic. Only once a day (sometimes every other day) though. At this age, food shouldn't replace breast milk/formula. They say if you start too early or wait too long, baby has a higher chance of developing food allergies.
    CarriePM

    Answer by CarriePM at 4:08 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • when he was 6 months old
    A11

    Answer by A11 at 6:14 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • No baby food here. Gave an apple at 6 months, it wasn't really eaten. 7 1/2 months she had developed tongue control. We do babyled solids particularly the gil rapely article.
    amileegirl

    Answer by amileegirl at 10:46 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

  • My pedi started him on food at 4 months. I will wait until 6 months next time and skip the jar food and fork mash fruits and veggies for the baby :)
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 11:55 AM on Oct. 13, 2010

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