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    Default 5 month old and solids

    Hi, I've just started my 5 month old on rice cereal in the morning. How long till I introduce another meal??

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    See how he goes on the rice cereal. Usually, as far as I can remember, you introduce a new food every few days.

    By the time I started DD on solids at 6 months, I just did BLW & she had everything & anything right from the start.

    I think I only had her on one meal a day for about a month? Depends on how hungry your bub is and how many milk feeds they are getting. BF/bottle is still the #1 food source until they are 12 months. Food is just an introduction to their new diet.
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    He is bottle fed and is still 5 bottles a day, I was just wondering on when I introduce new tastes. Do I just add different things to the rice cereal and change the flavor that way, or introduce another meal and leave the cereal as it is?

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    I'd introduce them separately so he can get a taste for each individual food.

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    I found this information really helpful. It's very clear to understand on how and when to introduce solids
    http://raisingchildren.net.au/articl...ml/context/232


 

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