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Thread: What to start with?

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2007

    Default What to start with?

    I'm going to start DD on some solids within the next few weeks. (she just turned 5 mo, and is showing signs) My question, I thought to start off with rice cereal, but I have been reading that other moms have started with things like avacado, sweet potato, etc. What is the best to start with? And also, when should a sippy cup be introduced? With solids?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006

    Default Re: What to start with?

    I liked all the good fats within and soft texture of avocado.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007

    Default Re: What to start with?

    We started with banana at 5 1/2 months. I read somewhere that it is good to start with because it is sweet like breastmilk. We didn't do rice cereal until after the 6 month mark. We started the sippy cup around 6 1/2-7 months. We just put a little water in it since she was just starting out. Now she gets it with just about every meal. She doesn't drink too much water, just enough to clean her mouth and quench her thirst.

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