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How many times a day should I be giving my 5 month old Cereal????

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Asked by MommytoBe987 at 10:24 AM on Dec. 2, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • just once because that doesn't have the nutrients in it that the baby needs.. its just to get him used to eating and the taste and textures

    Answer by krazyash023 at 10:25 AM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • I would give your baby cereal in the morning and fruits & veggies for lunch & dinner.

    Answer by sammiesmom2000 at 10:33 AM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • my pediatrician told me they don't recommend food more than once a day. =) Bottles are important!!

    Answer by krazyash023 at 10:35 AM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • you can do cereal once a day not to much though. Only do about 1/3 cup...if your baby doesn't eat it all, you can save it until later in the day to try and finish it

    Answer by LizWithAvon at 10:38 AM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • IMO, none.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 11:41 AM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • My baby is 4 months and we started giving him cereal twice/day after he breatfeeds. My pediatrician said a couple of tablespoons twice/day is fine.

    Answer by AmiJanell at 11:53 AM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • I give my daughter cereal once a day usually around 4pm and then I give her a bottle afterward. She probably eats about between 1/3-1/4 cup, she'd eat more if I let her, but I don't want to take away from her formula intake. She LOVES it though . . especially when we play chu chu and airplane with the spoon . . . . it's so dear!

    Answer by BridgetC140 at 1:14 PM on Dec. 2, 2008

  • 0, no solids until at least 6 months.

    Answer by Cassieniccole at 2:19 AM on Dec. 4, 2008

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