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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Ted View Post
    Our 6mth old schedule:

    7am - milk

    10:30am - milk

    11:15/11:30am - porridge with pureed fruit (3 big cubes)

    3pm - milk

    5pm - pureed veg, yogurt

    6:30/7pm - milk

    9:15pm - milk top up

    In the next few weeks...9:15pm bottle will go, will add beef and pasta to dinner mix, will start up a breakfast meal as well so there will be three meals a day.

    Forgot to add - I usually start first food after the morning tea bottle.
    That's a really good routine! With the pasta and beef do you purée or give little chunks.. I want to give him not just purred food but I'm scared he'll choke ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Farmboys View Post
    Having trouble with the ipad today and so here is the routine that was meant to be in my last post that we had at 6 months

    6.30 - 7 bottle

    7.30 - 8 porridge and fruit

    11 - bottle

    12 - vegies

    3 - bottle

    6.30 - 7 bottle


    We had introduced another solids meal at the last bottle about 6 1/2 months. Bub is given as much as he wants, always after the bottle.
    Do you give all purred food or little bits of veggies, if so when did you start ?

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    I tend to give puree first. Then about 7mths a good mash so it's a little chunky by the time all the veg, etc is in there. They start on finger foods from 8mths and progress onto family meals and bread from around the 9/10mth mark - depending on what the meal is and the development of the child of course.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Ted View Post
    Our 6mth old schedule:

    7am - milk

    10:30am - milk

    11:15/11:30am - porridge with pureed fruit (3 big cubes)

    3pm - milk

    5pm - pureed veg, yogurt

    6:30/7pm - milk

    9:15pm - milk top up

    In the next few weeks...9:15pm bottle will go, will add beef and pasta to dinner mix, will start up a breakfast meal as well so there will be three meals a day.

    Forgot to add - I usually start first food after the morning tea bottle.
    Oh snap, that's almost identical to us! We haven't followed any specific book-prescribed routine or anything, we're just winging it
    So thanks, this is reassuring!

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    Hello all, I just got back from my appointment with a health nurse. She advised me to give food first and then milk...confusing I know and at 7 months no more purée and to put food on tray. My girl is not interested in pasta or chicken. But loves spinach and rice.

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    Okay cool cause I've just been giving him purred food cause I wasn't sure if he was old enough to eat chunky foods

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    From 6 months you can skip purées and go straight to finger foods - have a look into Baby Led Weaning , my DS never had purée food

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    Ds didn't have purée for long, we then moved on to mashed foods and finger foods such as toast. I think it's best to offer a mixture of textures.

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    We did breakfast lunch and dinner from the start. X

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    Ladies who are giving cereal/porridge are you giving with cows milk, formula or ebm

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