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When can you switch your baby to 2nd stage foods?

My son is 6mos now, and I want to be sure it's ok for him to start eating meats, new fruit mixtures and so on, also what about whole grain foods and oatmeal or barley cereal?

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Asked by LKY678 at 7:02 PM on Dec. 7, 2008 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • As long as he has tried the single foods and has done alright you can move on to stage 2. With the other grain cereals try them singally first and then if all is alright start the mixture ones.

    Answer by candygirl1030 at 7:04 PM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • just make sure that you only introduce one new food at a time and you wait 2-3 days to see if there is an allergic reaction.

    Answer by rachelsmommy78 at 7:26 PM on Dec. 7, 2008

  • you should start nd stage foods when your baby is an independent sitter and doesnt need to be supported, finger foods start when the baby starts to crawl

    Answer by leksismommy at 7:48 PM on Dec. 7, 2008

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