My older two boys have become accustomed to trashing our house by now. I’m either changing, nursing, or napping the baby and haven’t been very present to intervene, you see. Every surface is sprinkled with coins, Lego bricks, pebbles, and shredded bits of paper they use with their toy construction vehicles.
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My baby is trucking right along in his solid food experiments. He snarfs down meatballs and fish, Cheerios and freeze-dried veggie discs. We’re trying as much as possible to practice baby-led weaning, which at our house means we toss cubes of food on his tray and mostly ignore him while we finish preparing food, . . . → Read More: Adventures in Solids
Hey Judy! Since I last emailed, my daughter and I have tried some solids and she’s cut two teeth. Solids were tentative at first, but she’s in love with them now — particularly peas and peaches. She’s SO enthusiastic that she’s started to realize what restaurants are. She plays quietly until food arrives, . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: What Type Of Solids Should I Be Giving My Baby?
Dear Judy, How would you suggest balancing breastfeeding and solids once my daughter is ready to start on them? I assume because the solids would be so small at first that she’ll be breastfeeding probably just as much as she does now, but once she starts really eating a lot, how do I determine . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: How Should I Balance Breastfeeding And Starting Solids?
Dear Judy, My baby is four months old and my pediatrician is recommending that I start my baby on solids. I just don’t think he is ready? He isn’t even sitting up yet. What would you suggest? My gut tells me that I shouldn’t be doing it yet. Do you think I am doing . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: Is It Too Early To Start My Baby On Solids?
Dear Judy, I need some advice on how much solid food to give my 7 month old breastfeeding son. I started solids exactly four weeks ago. He gets oatmeal in the morning and a jar of food in the evening. How much baby food does a 7month old breastfed baby need to consume in . . . → Read More: Ask Judy: How Much Food Should I Be Giving My Baby?