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can I give my 3months old rice cereal or please tell me when he can start

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Asked by tally927 at 6:29 PM on Dec. 28, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • 4-6 months

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 6:29 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • I started at 5 months. Don't rush it! It will be here before you know it.

    Answer by genagina at 6:30 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • ok thanks

    Comment by tally927 (original poster) at 6:32 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • Most guidelines say no solids before 6 months. There are risks to starting too early, only benefits to waiting, so why not just wait?

    Answer by maggiemom2000 at 6:53 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • I would wait until at least 6 mos to introduce anything other then breast, breast milk, or formula. And, just FYI, you don't HAVE to use the infant cereals. I think they're gross. You can start with a fruit or veggie if you'd like instead.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 7:23 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • The pediatrician advised me to put my son on it around 3 months. He loved it. I fed it to him in a bowl, not in his bottle.

    Answer by LogansMamma0511 at 8:53 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • I waited til dd was six mths or was it 5 either way i gace it to her and she didnt really like it i then moved to oatmeal!
    you dont HAVE to give them cereal EVER if you dont want to :)
    with my son i gave it to him at 3 mths but i did a lot more research with it the ssecond time around with dd.

    Its really up to you

    Answer by ErinML at 11:01 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

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