When to wean your baby

Useful information on the reasons you may wish to wait until six months to wean your baby.
Weaning is the process of introducing your baby to solids after being totally dependant on breastmilk for her nutritional need for the first six months of life.

After the first few months of life your baby's needs are no longer met entirely by breastmilk. Around the age of six months solid food is introduced. The aim is for your baby, by the age of one year, to be eating a well-balanced, varied diet that is more or less the same as that of the rest of the family. The baby's foods will, however, still need to be chopped.

Baby weaning begins with the introduction of various solid foods, such as baby rice or vegetables. Although we talk about starting a baby on solids, weaning foods are smooth purees not much thicker than milk. To begin with they are given in addition to breastmilk or formula, but gradually babies reduce their milk intake and eat larger amounts of food.

You are the best judge of when it's time to wean, and you do not have to set a deadline unless you and your child are ready to do so. However, the Department of Health now recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months (26 weeks). If you feel your baby needs to start solids before this, do talk to your health visitor. The Department of Health used to recommend that babies were started on solids between the ages of four and six months. Then in May 2003, they issued the following statement: "Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended for the first six months of an infant's life as it provides all the nutrients a baby needs.

There are plenty of good reasons to wait until your baby reaches six months of age. Breast milk and formula milk are easy for your baby to digest and provide all the calories and nutrients your baby needs for healthy growth and development. Also, it is thought that the chances of developing allergies are greatest during infancy, so feeding your baby a diet of breast milk or formula until this time helps reduce the risk of introducing allergens. As your baby's digestive system matures, he or she will be better able to handle different foods without an allergic reaction. Breast or formula milk will continue to be a very important source of nutrition whilst your baby adjusts to a mixed diet and for the first year or so of life.

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My little girl is 18 weeks now and she seems happy on just her formula. I did try to give her some baby rice and the first morning she loved it but yesterday and today she just screamed when i tried to give it to her(guess she doesn't like it much) but i have noticed that she doesn't sleep as well during the day as she used to and she wakes alot more during the night. She would usually go to bed around 9pm and would not wake until about 6am but now she wakes about every 3 hours. Do you think it could be that solids aren't agreeing with her?
I was at the health nurse 3 weeks ago and she weight 17lbs, she was 8lbs 12oz when she was born so she has nearly doubled her wait but the health nurse said to start her on solids between 4 and a half to 5 months old. Why has she told me that and everyone else is saying 6 months. why cant everyone say the same thing. And why does all baby food, jars etc say suitable from 4 months.
For my little girl i think she is not ready for solids yet as when she does take a bit of food she only had 2 7oz bottles all day and i dont think that is good for her. I'm going to stop solids for 2 weeks and try again then. She will be 5 months then so hopefully she will take to it then.
I'd def say go with your instinct as every person you ask will give you a different answer. You know your baby best xxx
by mum2abbie18 26th Apr 2011, 5:39pm
I've got a 6 and a half month old baby... breastfeeding her... but didn't have time to go to the weaning talk... oops! Started giving her food here and there.... but does she need to have water as well as breast-milk??? And is it better to give her food then breastfeed her or the other way around?
Much appreciate your advice
by Rachy34 29th Dec 2010, 9:10am
my baby is about seven months and he doesn't want to eat any thing .i am Brest feeding and he doesn't want to take bottle .i am cooking for him i have tried everything for him he like to hold things but when i try to put in his mouth he starts crying . some time my husband gives him yogurt he eats 5-6 spoon after that he stops. what should i do to make him interest toward semi solid food.
by krishnamittal 13th Sep 2010, 2:26pm
My baby is 9 weeks old and has a teaspoon of cow and gate fruit puree pots for breakfast and dinner, he has bad reflux and ended up in intensive care at 5 weeks old as it went un diagnosed since he was born despite my persistence that something wasn't right and he is also lactose intolerant. He saw the doctor this morning and I asked him about giving him the fruit pots as its the only way he can keep his milk down even though I have to put Gaviscon in every bottle, he said that if its working then to carry on as he's putting on weight and growing well and he's a hungry baby, he is on prescription milk for babies that are 6 months plus, he even said that mums know their babies better than any text book. I don't intend to put him on proper meals yet and he only has 2 teaspoons a day but you know when your baby is ready, I've also been told that as long as they're still having what they're meant to have in milk every day then its fine.
by Sam1509 8th Sep 2010, 10:32am
I think its great when parents think there right and lots of research and medical trials say different. Giving babies solids at 10 weeks is crazy when the advice is 6 month and people contemplating there option reading this may decide to feed early.

You may get away with it but when you dont you will know about it my cousins was putting in solids at 4 month with no issues a month later his face flared up with allergic reations which have caused viral problems and now has become some what lactose intlorent and now on soy milk and yogurts and a pile of steroid creams and antibiotics.

My little one is 5 months now and theres times hes eating like a horse but the spurts come and go. Mines been on bottle and breast and have noticed he sleeps longer when hes had a day on the bottles. Dont kid yourself your kid my be extra special to you and yes kids are all different but not 4 months different maybe weeks not months and you wont be doing them any favors at all feeding that early
by wrusst 11th Jun 2010, 5:25pm
Hi

I strongly agree with letting your mothers instincts choose when to start weaning. I have a son who is now 5 and a daughter who is now 3. I had to start weaning my son at 13 weeks because he was so hungry all the time. He was on hungrier baby milk by the time he was 8 weeks, 8 oz bottles and having at least 7 bottles a day, I just couldnt give him enough. I started him on baby rice at 13 weeks and he became a happy content baby. My daughter was different and I didnt wean her until she was 5 months, because she didnt need it. All babies are different!!! For health officials to dictate when they believe babies should be weaned is totally wrong. There is NO evidence to back up their suspisions! They are always changing their minds. I suggest just to go along with the flow, ur the one who knows what your baby wants!!
by jenniechz 14th May 2010, 4:02pm
hello,younknowyour baby and when hs/she is ready everyone is differant.i got told not to give my son now just 4 months any foodat all cos his digestiv systm not ready, but i started mikiee on baby rice and 10 weeks not loads mind just 2,3spoons in morningand some befor his last feed at nite.hes happy andcontent,,and nowat 4 mth he has boxed foods , so has fruity breakfast yourgot inthe morning, meditrainian veg for dinner with a bit of pudding after, and baby rice befor bed at 7.30, and now sleeps all the way threw aswell till between 6 and 8am , he knows when he goes inhis highchair ,hes getting something to eathes soooo cute and gets evenmoor excited when he sees the bowl and spoon, and he is happy not had any problems , so i think its up to the mummy and daddy when there beby is ready ,,there all lil chunks haha xx
by shellmum3 14th May 2010, 3:46pm
Hello,
First, I'm sorry this is so long! I guess I had a lot to say!!!

I came across this discussion while doing some research and felt compelled to add a little something. I see these posts are older, but I also feel that so many women are wondering about breastfeeding that I should comment. I am a certified lactation counselor and a doula. I am also the mother of two young children. Of course I have my own experiences, personal beliefs, and cultural beliefs. However, when I speak as a professional about the topics of birth and breastfeeding, I am careful to ONLY include the facts. I implore mothers to keep this in mind. While you can read about what other mothers are doing, please remember that this does not make something either good or bad-simply another woman's experience. I certainly would not recommend basing your personal practice on the experience of another mother. We have a wealth of research available to us and this is what should guide your decisions. I am not saying that you MUST follow these guidelines. I am simply saying that you should be INFORMED of the facts. From there each person must factor in their belief systems, their situation in life, and the unique needs of their child. When starting with the facts and then including your personal situation, you can make the BEST decision for your child and family at that time. You can rest easy knowing that while no one is perfect; you have confidently done the best you could at that moment. As human beings that really is all we can hope for.

So here it is...
A mother and her baby should breastfeed for as long as they wish to breastfeed. The American Academy of Pediatrics currently recommends: "Pediatricians and parents should be aware that EXCLUSIVE (this means no water, no formula, no tea, no cereal---ONLY BREASTMILK) breastfeeding is sufficient to support optimal growth and development for approximately the first 6 months of life and provides continuing protection against diarrhea and respiratory tract infection. Breastfeeding should be continued for at least the first year of life and beyond for as long as mutually desired by mother and child." As solids are introduced, usually around the middle of the first year, your baby will shift his primary source of nutrition from your milk to other foods.

An infant comes into this world with an intestinal tract that is designed for breast milk only. Any other substance (cow's milk, formula, water, tea, etc.) can alter the ph balance of the infant's intestinal tract.

All the benefits of human milk—including nutritional and health—continue for AS LONG AS YOUR BABY RECEIVES YOUR MILK. In fact, as your baby takes less human milk, these advantages are condensed into what milk is produced. Many of the health benefits of human milk are dose related, that is, the longer the baby receives human milk, the greater are the benefits.

So what about the baby that has breastfed and is still crying? Babies seem simple--eat sleep poop--so it is easy to deduce that they are still hungry. However, perhaps there is more going on. Babies cry for a number of reasons, it is how they communicate to you. Are they hot/cold, dirty diaper, over/under stimulated, do they need comfort...and these are just a few. Breastfeeding is not only a means of nutrition for a baby, but also a source of comfort. Frequent breastfeeding does not necessarily mean a child is hungry. Many parents feel concerned about how much food a baby is getting especially when they are feeding exclusively from the mother's breast. Not being able to see the amount of food going in can be worrisome. I encourage women to trust their children. If they are asking for more breast milk, put them to the breast. I encourage women to trust their bodies. Very few women are unable to produce milk. One of the easiest ways to actually see if your child is taking in enough milk is to weigh the child, nurse the child, and then weigh them again. This can be done quickly and painlessly at your pediatrician's office or with a certified lactation consultant.

I urge parents to base ALL parenting decisions first on research. Also, be aware that professionals are human and may bring their personal experiences and feelings into their practice. It is your responsibility as a parent to seek the truth and make your own decisions.

Please, as mothers relax, love your children, and love yourselves. Be educated and be realistic. To strive for perfection is ridiculous. We have far too many decisions to make in our careers as paernts. But find what is important and meaningful to you. You will find what works for your family and what you feel comfortable with. There is no need to compare ourselves to others or to judge.


I hope this has helped a few people out there.
by Emerson2008 5th Nov 2009, 9:45am
My son is 12 weeks old and a little fattie. Not sure what he weighs but am fed up waiting for the health visitor to come see me. So, I have introduced him to the fruit puree's, which he is taking really well. For the past couple of weeks he has eyed up food and the hungry baby milk seemed not to fill him. I am being careful with him being so young but, the excitement on his little face when he see's a spoon is amazing. I've gone with my gut feeling and he seems happy.
by allam 28th Aug 2009, 8:24am
My daughter is 6 months almost 7 months and her doc said to start her on jar food at 4 months, and that was fruit then veggie. then in a week she starts meat, and then egg and so on. she never rele ate 1st foods but for like a week and then right on to 2nd. she used to eat a jar of 2nd foods and then 6 ounces of form. at 4 and a half months. now she is on a jar of 2nd and 8 ounces at almost 7 months and she can still eat snacks afterward. so it just depends on what your baby will eat and how much he/she will eat. my girl is tall and everyone says she looks to be about 9 months. so it depends
by Madisonsmama 6th Aug 2009, 9:43am
i am a 23 yr old first time mum and my little girl is 5months she weighs 7kgs and i wasnt happy about her weight so started weaning her onto solids at 5months but she is now turning 6 next in a weeks time, but it seams as if she doesnt like solid foods so i am thinking of trying rusk/baby rice in the morning to help fill her up will that be ok. she now hav 2teeth. is 7kgs ok for a 5mnth old baby pliz be honest???
by addelmali 12th Jun 2009, 9:12am
Hey new parents and other mothers, im 23 yrs old i have a son whos goin to be 5 this month and a 21 week old baby so hes jus over 4 mnths, at the beggining he was showin signs of being ore hungry, there is no right or wrong way to feed a child danni, they just use those precautions as a risk of what could be in future.

I was worried because my son was jus getting to 3 mnths n he was watching ppl eat, eating his fists, smacking his lips but then i decided to try him on hungrier milk, it worked for a bit but now he shows signs of being more hungrier so now im starting to wean him.

My older son i started to wean him when he was 2 n half mnths old because he was sooo hungry n did the same as my younger son, you know when ur baby is ready when their time between feeds is smaller, they seem to cry 60% if the time or longer and the tell tale signs like watching you eat following your food, munching on his top or his fists. Every um will tell you the same who has had more than one child, so dont worry if u do get worried though hun go see your health visitor they can alwaizz help you or advise u.

speccyredbex why dnt u try ur baby girl on weaning, it sounds like shes not having much satisfaction on the milk alone n jus odd baby rice, or you could even go ask your health visitor they will advise u best hun
by sexytigeress19 6th May 2009, 9:19am
i am a 23 yr old first time mum and my little girl is 1yr and i started weaning her onto solids at 5months,she loved them up till recently when i tried introducing her onto the lumpy stuff,now she wont eat it. what can you recommend to me to try to get her to chew on the lumps. she has 8 teeth.
by emilychelsea 24th Apr 2009, 9:28am
my son is 5 months this week, and from 4 months health visitors said he's overweight, he's 10.25 kg and 10.90 last week, i was really scared when they told me my baby was obese and i should cut down his milk, so please any advice if you have the same probleme? they sent me to see a nutrition.
by amirajei 20th Apr 2009, 9:33am
My baby girl is just over 14 weeks and she crys 70 per cent of the time she is awake. She sleeps between 3 1/2 to 4 hours between feeds at night but is wanting to feed every 1 1/2 to 2 hours during the day and still seems dissatisfied. I tried her on some baby rice at tea time and she wolfed it down! I'm now doubting that I've done the right thing because she doesn't seem much different with it. I don't know whether to give her more baby rice or just keep with the breast feeding. I don't want my milk to diminish which will make matters worse. Anyone got any advice?
by speccyredbex 30th Mar 2009, 9:40am
My baby boy is 2 weeks of being 4months, im gunna try him with baby rice once a day cause i tried him with rusks crushed in his milk and he took it very well, every time me and my partner eat he allways follows our food, and he chops with his mouth like he's eating. my mum had 4 of us and she weaned us at 4months and there nothing wrong with us, and loads of ppl i now have done that and there fine, and if there so worried that u shud start at 6months y is there food out there from 4months. iam only 19 but i have done a childcare course and they allways told me dont go by a book go by the child beacuse they are all diffrent and develope diffrentlly, some develope quicker some slower, and some develope on time if there is anything as ontime.
by SiobhanJ 26th Mar 2009, 9:34am
My baby is nearly 19 weeks old and his first tooth appeared today! He has been exclusively breastfed but just today has wanted more milk than I can produce and is being really demanding. I am going to see how he gets on in the next few days but am convinced that he is ready to start sampling some solids. As others have said, my family is allergy free and although I will continue to breastfeed, I just feel that the time is right (and everybody else is trusting their instincts so I'm going to too!!).
by mumofjohn 11th Mar 2009, 9:16am
I am a 21 year old first time mum and my baby was born just on time and weighed 7lb 11oz. I have been breastfeeding since day one but from around 10/11 weeks my baby never seemed content. My mum suggested trying him on a 1/4 of rusk/baby rice in the morning to help fill him up. I started this straight away and he loved it. He took the food straight from the spoon from the word go. I then slowly started to increase how much rusk i was giving him and introduced the same amount before bedtime as he was taking it all. My baby is now 4 months old and he has a 3rd of a jar of cow and gate purree food and he has a few spoons of pudding on occasions too. He shows no signs of suffering and is the happiest little boy ever. I have read a few posts on here and reading other peoples views makes me worry for a minute, then i realise i am my babies mother and i trust my instincts implicity. Trust what you think is right, should something not work, then you know its not right for your little one.
by mumofbabyashley 9th Mar 2009, 9:28am
I am a 34 yr old first time mother and i am so frustrated and confused about the weaning guidelines that midwives, health visitors and the Government give. My son is 18 weeks old and i think he is ready to begin getting some baby rice. He has more than doubled his birth weight, watches intently his dad and i eat every mouthful of our dinner and took Calpol easily off spoon after his immunisations. My husband is Italian and his family (in Italy) cannot understand why we have not introduced solids yet. I have read the other posts on this forum and i think it is sensible to leave weaning till baby is 4 months old but i do not agree that ALL babies should wait until 6 months. This country has become obsessed with food allergies and intolerances. I have none in my family and i want to give my son a positive outlook on food and teach him to eat healthy but not become obsessive about it. I have decided i will start him on a couple of spponfuls of baby rice next week (he can sit upright in his bouncy chair) and see how i get on!!!!!!!!!!
by Vanilla 26th Jan 2009, 9:40am
my baby is 15 weeks old...she was born 11 and half week ealry...but in the day whenever she is awake she wants feedin...she is only on 4oz because she has a small stomach but is feeding every 3 hours...and she wakes every 5 hours through the night...she cant sit up yet but i dont know if this behaviuor is because she is ready for weanin or i'm seein other signals and takin it as this....what do i do?????
by riella 23rd Jan 2009, 8:50am
My son was only 8 weeks old and wanted to be fed every 2 hours even during the night! but would nott ake any more volume than 6 ounces, i slowly weaned him onto hungry baby milk but eventually this wasnt satisfying him either. After discussing this with my health visitor i was told strictly not to even consider changing his diet if he was happy then i would just simply have to perservere with feeds every two hours because i would damage him internally! This as you can imagine scared the life out of me but then after talking to other mums and the weigh in clinic i picked up tips from them and now he has porridge for breakfast and a small pureed lunch alongside his bottles, if it wasnt for these mums id still be beside myself and feeding every 2 hours. Thank you!
by charlott3 21st Jan 2009, 5:28pm
I had started to wean my baby, but now I am trying to reinstate nursing. The reason why is, he is having issues with formula, recently switched to Soy and also recently we found out our 2 year old daughter has a full blown dairy allergy. So, I wanted to get him back to breast, and hopefully be able to pump enough for our daughter too. Up until about 1 1/2 month ago I had a great milk supply..always full and felt strong let down..however now I just feel empty. My baby was 7 1/2 months when I started to wean him. I have started to take fenugreek to help, but I don't feel it is doing much. My OB is calling in a prescription instead...but is there any hope??
by mommameg 23rd Dec 2008, 9:17am
The 6month guideline for weaning has only been in place for 3-4years before that it was 4months. There is definitley a growing problem with allergies, obesity and digestive problems - but does the world health organisation know for sure that this is due to the age at which we wean?

I think there are too many compounding variables to say for sure that these problems are caused solely by weaning before 6months.

I question the research, no-one has been able to tell me how they have come to this conclusion other than by statistical research - my personal view is that statistics are unreliable and can be very easily manipulated and misinterpreted. Who has offered their children to be used as guinea pigs? I don't believe any one has, I would be fascinated to see for myself the demographic, geographic and social economic groups that were used for this research to determine that weaning at four months is harmful. My personal view is this is an experiment to see if weaning at 6 months makes a difference.

Pregnant women have been told for the last ten yeats to avoid peanuts to prevent causing nut allergies in their children- the result has been that nut allergies have continued to rise in this country yet the problem isn;t as severe in counrtries were peanuts are and have continued to be part of a staple diet for people regardless of whether or not they are pregnant.

Although I personally will be weaning my insatiable, 21lb 9oz 15 week old son before 26 weeks. He easily holds his head up, reacts strongly to my partner and I when we eat and as he is teething we we have given him calpol and teething granules from a spoon which he has happily taken.

I think the key is to show common sense, don't bombard your baby with lots of differnt foods and introduce slowly as supplement to the milk - not a replacement. If your baby shows any negative reaction stop weaning and speak to your HV or DR.
by revs 8th Dec 2008, 8:34am
HELP MY BABY IS ONLY 10 WEEKS OLD AND IS ALREADY DRINKING 7 OZ BOTTLES AND HAVING A COUPLE OF MOUTHFULLS OF BABY RICE A DAY, SHE IS NOT OVER WEIGHT OR FAT! IS THIS BAD? PLEASE BE HONEST
by dannixxx 3rd Dec 2008, 8:02am
i have a 10 and 11 year old and now have a 5month old girl, my eldest started solids at 10 weeks and my second child started at just over 8weeks as milk just wasnt enough,i havent started my youngest on solids yet as she is quite happy with just her milk,every babys different and if they are hungry then i say trust your insticts an go for it!!
by lisaham 2nd Dec 2008, 8:58am
my 15wk old daughter is on hungerier baby milk and has 7oz of milk every 2 hours she is also showing all of the signs of being ready to wean she cannot physically take any more than 7oz in one go ive tryed substituing milk for water ive tryed making her wait (which just leads to us both getting upset her cause shes hungery and me because she is so disstressed) all of these things were advised by the health visiter when i sed about weaning i was told briskly its too early shes not ready but the thing is all of my sisters children were weaned at 12wks and they were prem this isnot a groth spurt as she has been like this since she was 10 wks old what should i do?? should i follow my instincts or should i wai and keep starving my daughter??
by purplefish 21st Nov 2008, 9:10am
my baby girl is ten weeks old and seems to want to feed constantly throughout the day. she sleeps 6 hours at night and so i am hoping that this is just a growth spurt. it can be really stressful when you feel like you are constantly feeding! i have found that because i am breat feeding there is noone who can give me a break. the health visitor advised giving her the occasional formula feed to top her up and also give me five minutes peace. my husband also enjoys the bonding he gets from this. i feel it also holds back from wanted to start her on solids. share the feeding i say! breast is best but it can drive you mad and the occasional bottle feed wont hurt.
by mummyhowse1001 11th Nov 2008, 9:51am
I feel very strongly that waiting until 6 months and giving the baby solids straight away is the way to go. I have read lots and feel so frustrated when I read of parents who start their baby early. Babies have growth spurts. Yes, my son was feeding very regularly at 12 weeks, and again at 16 weeks, but this only lasted a few days before he then went longer overnight again. Babies put things in their mouths - it is part of their normal development - it is how they explore. They also put things in their mouths to chew on if they are teething.
One part of the digestive tract develops a lining at around 6 months that is not there beforehand, this is why doctors recommend avoiding foods before this age. Also, there are different reflexes that babies have. One is the reflex to push things out of the mouth - ever seen a baby weening early do this? As that reflex disappears, the ability to swallow develops - babies are more likely to choke before this stage.
At 6 months i will plonk baby in a high seat, throw some long strips of boiled carrot (without salt) at him, and he can decide what to do for himself. He may just fling it around, he might eat some, but at this stage feeding is as much about exploration as nutrition. Some babies don't seriously start 'proper' food until 9 months. The baby is in control when breast-feeding, why do we suddenly start shovelling food and choking them with solids? I believe letting baby decide when he/she starts eating makes sense.
If you want a really good book to read on this information and more, I recommend Dr William Sears 'The Baby Book'. He is an American paediatrician and the book talks about a whole host of information, including antenatal advice, right through until a baby is 2. Also if you type in 'baby led weaning' to a search engine you will probably get some good info too.
by cornishlass 24th Oct 2008, 9:00am
My baby boy was waking every 3 hours in the night when he was 14 weeks old, he was showing all the signs of needing solids and was obviously not satisfied with just milk, so I begun to start him on solids. He is now 17 weeks and is sleeping 8 hours at night and is so much more satified. I know It can be hard to make the dicision to wean your baby early espeically as the books hardly mention it before 6 months, but beleive me a mothers instict is worth a million books and only you know when your baby is ready.
by karenxox 20th Oct 2008, 10:56am
I have a 3 1/2month old baby boy who is always hungry. He is exclusively breast fed, and is now 17lb3oz, but he eats until it comes back up the other way, he gets hiccups and then gets upset, but still seems to want more. I am also now making so much millk that it comes out like a fire hydrant and gives him terrible wind. He is teething, can sit up, and is mesmerised by mummy and daddy eating.

It seems tome that introducing some baby rice and some organic fruit and veg would be a good idea. The problem is the wretched guidelines, which are obviously promoted but nobody seems to be able to tell me WHY. I have searched PubMed and can only find that there is very poor eveidence for any of the recommendations, that obesity is associated with early weaning, but so is formula-feeding, smoking, negative maternal attitudes and low socio-economic status. Nobody knows whether it is actually the early weaning or the other factors that cause obesity. The same applies to allaergies, I can't find the hard eveidence. Is it fair to let my son be hungry when nobody can give me a good reason why?

Also, the new recommendations are those from the World Health Organisation (WHO) who have to make guidelines that work all over the world. Of course you should breastfeed as long as possible in undeveloped countries, where other foods are likely to be unsanitary, but is it relevant here in england where we have sterilisers and clean food and water?
Sorry if this is a rant, but I'm desperate for some common sense here, not just blindly quoting guidelines.

Oh yes, and he shoves everything in sight into his little mouth and chews it!
by decadec 20th Jun 2008, 12:30pm
My Baby is almost 12 weeks and is always hungry. I am about to begin weaning him. I also have a now 9 yr old he was 2 weeks old when i mixed baby rice into his bottle as he was having 80z every 45 minutes. I was warned i would make him ill....i didn't
by vaun 12th Dec 2007, 12:55pm
my baby is almost12weeks old and i am already weaning her. Is this too early and can it cause any damage to her organs?
by JG 13th Nov 2007, 10:25am
my baby is 20 weeks and i have just started to give her half a rusk in the mornings she loves it but then during the day she wont drink all her milk it dont seem to bother her but i worried that she she not drinking the amount she ment to b should i stop the rusk or carry on?
by cm 6th Jun 2007, 4:23pm

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