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Thread: How much to give

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2009

    Default How much to give

    I have been giving my 6 month old rice cereal for the past month, and just 2 weeks weeks ago I started bananas and pears. I give her 2 tablespoons of cereal and 1-2 tablespoons of fruit in the am, and the same thing in the eves. Is this to much, or not enough. She still nurses every 2-3 hrs during the day and up at least once at night.
    Mommy to Lilliana Kristine
    Born Jan 31st 2009

    Birth: 6lbs 6oz
    2 weeks 6lbs 6oz
    2 months 11lbs 12oz
    4 months 14lbs 8oz
    6 months 16lbs 7oz

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Lisburn PA

    Default Re: How much to give

    We just give what he says he wants to eat. Like breast feeding on demand, we let him lead how much he wants. When he is done he will look away or keep his mouth shut. We do not force him to finish anything he does not want. I also try to remember how long it takes for the tummy to tell the brain it is full, so we feed him slowly so he does not fill up to fast and get too full. So far that has been working for us. We do part BLS and part jarred food for convenience as he does not let me cook most nights for us let alone for him too.
    First time Mom to Baylor born 11/16/2008

    I love and.

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