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    umm, so are the other varieties (that actually taste ok) for older babies just as bad? because i sometimes alternate his cereals for something different and use (states it's for 9mth old's +) Farex muesli with apple and my DS cant get enough of it. My DD loved this particular one too.
    I dont think its the parents fault for feeding their 4 mth old, baby rice cereal. It's absolutely flogged. The parents just think they are doing what everyone esle daoes and the packaging says it's all good/added iron....so it must be ok, right?! If it's soooo bad for babies, Why hasnt it all been taken off the market for false advertising?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by cheeeeesecake View Post
    People generally add it to bottles as a thickener to help treat reflux.

    Honestly, I dont get the whole hooplah with rice cereal. ... its ground rice? Rice is a very common food (and first food) in many cultures around the world. You can make it at home. I also dont get thr shock that it converts to glucose (sugar) in the body... um rice is a carb & carbs do convert to glucose as fuel for the body/ brain... I dunno, it just seems a whole lotta hullabaloo about nothing!
    I know- I was specifically referring to those who used it solely to help their baby sleep longer.

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    As with everything, just wanted to get the info out there. Use it, don't use it- doesn't bother me

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    Quote Originally Posted by JungleMum View Post
    You lost me at 'highly fefined'.
    Terribly sorry I am using my phone and I literally have fat fingers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nomsie View Post
    Terribly sorry I am using my phone and I literally have fat fingers.
    That was actually my typo! And I have skinny fingers =)

    I genuinely meant that 'highly refined' is a no no for me, let alone future bub. So I didn't need to read all of the other reasons!

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