Moms are so busy and it’s easy to prop the bottle. Slow life down. When you prop a bottle for your baby while doing other things, you miss out on deepening your bond. So take a time out and enjoy your baby.
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When you hold and feed your baby, you start to learn to tell when he’s hungry, full, or sleepy. It’s a great bond that only you two share.
There is a myth that cereal in the bottle will help babies sleep. It simply isn’t true. Cereal shouldn’t be added to your baby’s bottle because her digestive track isn’t ready for it in the early months. She will be ready for cereal when she is almost sitting up by herself (around 6 months) and her cereal should always be delivered in a spoon.
Giving your baby cereal too early can cause her problems later, like obesity or food allergies. Wait until she is almost sitting up by herself and only give cereal in a spoon. Be the healthy-minded mom you want to be.
Be the healthy-minded mom you want to be and wait until your baby is about 6 months to introduce cereal to her. Giving your baby cereal too early can cause her problems later; problems like obesity or food allergies. Time will go by and you will be proud that you waited.
For the 1st year, your baby should be drinking breastmilk or formula. Offering other kinds of milk, such as whole milk, soy milk, or reduced fat milk, too early could cause severe dehydration. Thanks, Mom!
When your baby can sit up, steady and upright, it’s time for solid food, starting with rice cereal. What a good sign he’s growing! What a milestone!
I want that! When your baby shows interest in your food, it’s a good sign she’s ready for cereal. These are the special milestones to look for. Yay!
At around 6 months when your baby starts sitting up, you can feed rice cereal with a spoon. Don’t be surprised if she spits it out. She’s just getting used to the texture.
I’m hungry, Mommy! When he starts bending his arms to his chest and sucking on his little fists, he’s hungry. Congrats! You “heard” him correctly!