+ Reply to Thread
Page 2 of 8 FirstFirst 1234 ... LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 73
  1. #11
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,875
    Thanks
    349
    Thanked
    1,434
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Farex

    And there are babies in my mothers group who have been on it since 8 weeks and have handled fine so I don't think 13 weeks will be 2 big of a problem

  2. #12
    Mod-biscotti's Avatar
    Mod-biscotti is offline Administrator Administrator
    Winner 2012 - Naughtiest/Cheekiest Mod
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Posts
    16,302
    Thanks
    1,712
    Thanked
    3,740
    Reviews
    3
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by loodle View Post
    ... and he keeps watching when we eat very closely.
    He might be finding all the interesting movements attractive?

    Wow - 8 weeks? That IS early!

    All the best
    Cheers

  3. #13
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,290
    Thanks
    2,377
    Thanked
    903
    Reviews
    72
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Farex

    6 months BLW. Farex smells and tastes like saw dust IMO, plus if it is runny will it even "fill" him up? He may just be going through a growth spurt, I would hold off and see how he goes, smaller more frequent bottles? He may just be thirsty with the warmer weather?

  4. #14
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,875
    Thanks
    349
    Thanked
    1,434
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Farex

    If he went smaller more frequent then he would just have a bottle in his mouth non stop lol he sucks his bottles dry as it is

  5. #15
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    10,293
    Thanks
    3,115
    Thanked
    6,304
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts

    Default Farex

    Quote Originally Posted by loodle View Post
    And there are babies in my mothers group who have been on it since 8 weeks and have handled fine so I don't think 13 weeks will be 2 big of a problem
    Just see a pead first - they handle it fine now but starting solids at 8 weeks can totally ruin their digestive system as they just do not make the enzymes yet to handle solid food which is why no dr would recommend it that young

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Elijahs Mum For This Useful Post:

    PR2bMum  (16-11-2012)

  7. #16
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Posts
    2,875
    Thanks
    349
    Thanked
    1,434
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Farex

    Ok seriously I was asking when others were starting their babies, our Dr has ok'd DS2 to start now at 13 weeks but FYI DS1 was started by hospital staff at 6 weeks and a pead put DD on it at 10 weeks it is 1/4 of a teaspoon mixed with formula and now instead of general chit chat I am getting medical advice and what seems to be a lot of judgement.

  8. #17
    Join Date
    Dec 2005
    Posts
    17,747
    Thanks
    5,085
    Thanked
    8,691
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 postsRuby Star - 15,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    100 Posts in a week
    DD I started on farex with breast milk at 6 months.
    DS1 and 2 both started solids at 5.5 months but no farex for them!

  9. #18
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    2,290
    Thanks
    2,377
    Thanked
    903
    Reviews
    72
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    There was a thread on almost the exact same topic a few days ago maybe that might be a good place to look for some varied answers.


  10. #19
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    256
    Thanks
    455
    Thanked
    59
    Reviews
    0

    Default Farex

    My baby is 16 weeks and we are going to start with purée vegetables first when he is 4 months (in 9 days time). My baby has 4-5 bottles a day at 200mls each. He is on the 75th percentile and the pead said to start at 4 months. So excited, can't wait!!!

    I'm still looking in to farex and what nutritional content it actually has. Not sure if I will be bothered with it.

  11. #20
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    1,740
    Thanks
    140
    Thanked
    455
    Reviews
    8
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Awards:
    Bubhub Blogger
    I started my DS on farex and breastmilk a bit over four months. He quickly moved on to other food, we did a mix of purees and baby lead weaning. He's now quite happily eating what we eat (at 12 months).

    I personally wouldn't start before four months. Feeding so often is, I think, still very normal and not necessarily a reason to introduce solids. My DS was still feeding every four hours until 6-7 months.

    Sorry, just noticed you've received medical advice... I'd still be hesitant but it's up to you. All but one of the babies in my mother's group started on farex at four months, the other baby started with baby lead weaning at six months.
    Last edited by Hamilicious; 16-11-2012 at 21:26.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Anyone had problems with Farex?
    By avenew05 in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21-06-2012, 07:38
  2. Tell me about rice cereal/farex!
    By GlitterFaerie in forum Weaning & Starting solids
    Replies: 19
    Last Post: 29-02-2012, 22:19
  3. Starting solids, farex
    By lilbird in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 28-02-2012, 09:15

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Ro&Co
Share magical moments this Christmas with this gorgeous gingerbread house. Exclusively available in Brisbane, with FREE delivery in Brisbane Metro areas. Each Christmas Centrepiece is unique and made to order, from $240.
sales & new stuffsee all
Wendys Music School Melbourne
Wondering about Music Lessons? FREE 30 minute ASSESSMENT. Find out if your child is ready! Piano from age 3 years & Guitar, Singing, Drums, Violin from age 5. Lessons available for all ages. 35+ years experience. Structured program.
Use referral 'bubhub' when booking
featured supporter
121Temps
For the last 10 years 121 Temps has helped thousands of personal assistants/others to set up and work as a virtual assistant from home. Our services include: - One-2-One Mentoring - Online training/courses - Handbook, Toolkits, Templates & more.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!