We started DS on rice cereal at around 5 1/2 months. He had been begging at the table for weeks and one night while we were staying with my parents, he looked so incredibly desperate for it that I gave him some. He really seemed to enjoy the new experience for the rest of the time we were there.
Since we've been home, it's just deteriorated. Every now and again he'll scarf down a bowl of cereal and fruit or veg, but more usually, he'll be interested in the first few bites and then it slowly devolves until he's just crying and I give up. Anybody else have this?
He's 6 1/2 months now and I think he's perfectly ready for this, but maybe he's just so interested in all his new skills (crawling!!) that he doesn't want to just sit there and eat? He's also been nursing much more quickly over the past weeks. I think he's just gotten more efficient, but it really doesn't seem like he gets very much.