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... Well, they don't recommend you giving cereal to a baby so young. That is probably why he is having stomach issues. Plus, giving them cereal in a bottle can lead to obesity and other health issues. ... (7 replies)
... My baby was big at 6 wks as well. I think he was just about 13.5 lbs. At that time, our Dr. advised us to give him rice cereal in his bottles. We used the Dr. Brown's with a y cut nipple. There are a lot of opinions out there about the validity of giving cereal to such a young baby. ... (1 replies)
... our 3 month old is eating a little bit of cereal a couple of times a week. sorry to say i have never seen cereal help either of our kids our my sister kids sleep through the night and in the last 6 years between my sisters and i, we have had 8 kids. ... (11 replies)

Cereal in bottle
Jun 8, 2008
... pm feed. I'm just a little nervous because it seems like we got his acid reflux finally under control and I don't want the cereal to mess him up. ... (11 replies)
... e 6 weeks this week, there are sometimes he want to eat every hour and a half or even every hour, i always feed him i cant get his mind off of it. is it ok to be feeding him that often? ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the replys everyone! My MIL was really saying we should start feeding him cereal to fill him up, but I wasn't all the comfortable myself with that idea yet. ... (12 replies)
... I also do the feeding before I go to bed thing so i can get some straight sleep. ... (13 replies)
... My daughter is the same age...she will be 5 months in a week. She probably weighs about 13 lbs by now. ... (15 replies)
... I think all doctors are different, our doc told us, and was with both my kids and 2 totally different doctors, to start rice cereal and yellow veggies at 4 months, then green veggies along with different cereals and then fruits and juices if you want to. ... (8 replies)
... as well, so we decided to try him on rice cereal at 4 months. ... (6 replies)
... My DD is almost 5 months old. She has been drinking four 8 oz bottles a day for over a month. We also introduced rice and oatmeal cereal. Just last week we started with yellow vegetables. ... (7 replies)
Reflux improvement
Nov 13, 2007
... Well, I am still crossing my fingers that this will last, but yes, my DS no longer has severe reflux. He is 4 mths, and has been on Prevacid since about 5 weeks old. He now takes it twice a day. The doc gave the okay for solid food at our visit last week, and we started right away. ... (1 replies)
... I say the last one because when he sees someone eating, he does a beeline over to them and wants to share. He just started dayhome 3 days a week and I know the kids have 2 snacks and their lunches take longer than ours do between the two of us and I'm wondering if he's just eating because they are. ... (4 replies)
... I'm going back to work on Monday. I've been giving my 15 week old DD a bottle of EBM a couple of times a day to get her used to taking a bottle. But I have no idea how much she should be taking. I started her on 100 ml. ... (2 replies)
Gas, gas, gas
May 6, 2005
... I have a 6 week old that is going thru the same problem - the doctor put him on 1 tsp. rice cereal with each feeding - did not work. We are now on LactoFree formula which helps some. He sleeps on his belly (major help) and we give him gaviscon .5ml during a feeding. The doctor also prescribed him Zantac - did not work as well. We try to burp him every ounce - sometimes it... (3 replies)
Is this normal??
Dec 7, 2005
... We are working on that because she is 5.5 months old and will be 6 soon and that is when the DR said it's OK to start! ... (6 replies)
... DD is 9 months old and we just introduced rolled oats for breakfast this week. This is the first grain she has ever had. Next we will introduce barley or quinoa. ... (5 replies)
Hello Everyone,
Apr 3, 2006
... My dd Autumn is doing great. She's 7 mths old on Saturday and has cut 2 bottom teeth. You can really see them now when she smiles. I can't get over how happy she is... ... (12 replies)
... but it doesn't seem to be helping as far as actually eating any real food goes. Feeding him table foods right now is out of the question, and I've been a little worried about it! ... (6 replies)
... what your doc tells you, and if you are not sure, call and ask specifically when to give what etc... each doc is different, I saw a different practice with my dd 5 yrs ago and we did the same thing. Now when I go back at 6 months he will most likely tell me to go ahead with the other mixes and the meats. ... (8 replies)

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