starting cereal

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Registered: 05-25-2011
starting cereal
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Mon, 08-15-2011 - 1:45pm

My LO just turned 5 months old today.

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Registered: 06-05-2011
Mon, 08-15-2011 - 9:06pm

Hi! Congrats on 5 months!

We're in the same boat. My son just turned 5 months a few days ago. Our pediatrician recommended one "snack" of rice cereal after a feeding per day. We've tried it and it's great fun, but he doesn't particularly care to swallow it =). Hopefully he'll develop a better taste for it soon.

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Registered: 03-01-2011
Mon, 08-15-2011 - 11:44pm

I started mine of on rice cereal first then move her on to oatmeal. I always give it to right before her last bottle so she will sleep longer threw the night. Once she was eating good in the evening I started her on a bowl in the morning. She is doing quiet well. I always mix it with breastmilk not water too. Hope this helps!

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Registered: 05-25-2011
Tue, 08-16-2011 - 10:15am

Thanks for the feedback.

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Registered: 06-21-2011
Thu, 08-18-2011 - 10:51pm

We do 2 T oatmeal in the am w/ 1/2 container of prunes.

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Registered: 05-25-2011
Mon, 08-22-2011 - 11:47am

We started oatmeal at breakfast and dinner this weekend and she LOVES it.

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Registered: 10-09-2011
Sun, 10-09-2011 - 9:27am
My daughter turned 5 months last week and we started her on millet cereal. She loves it and hasn't had any problems digesting it. It's really easy to make you just grind up the millet and heat a little water up and mix.
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Registered: 01-20-2012
Fri, 01-20-2012 - 1:05am

I started my LO on cereal about 2 weeks ago and she loves it, sometimes she gets a little fussy with it, if shes tired or too hungry but I offer it 3 times a day.

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Registered: 05-25-2011
Mon, 01-23-2012 - 10:35am

Thanks for replying to my post from last August.

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Registered: 12-23-2011
Wed, 04-04-2012 - 8:22am
Millet cereal? Where can I find millet and are there different kinds?