Your Pregnancy

BABY FOOD for BEGINNERS

IS BABY READY FOR SOLIDS?

Don’t be in a rush to take this big step! Remember that your breastmilk alone is enough to satisfy your growing baby’s needs for the first six months, after which it’s time to start giving her solid food. If you are going to introduce solids to your baby earlier than this, do not do so before the age of 4 months. This is because her digestive system is not able to process anything but milk before this. In fact, giving your baby solids earlier than four months can have negative effects on her longterm health.

Waiting much later than 6 months of age is

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