Timing of Starting Solid Foods

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Timing of Starting Solid Foods
Mon, 07-15-2013 - 9:28am

Infants who receive their first solid food either early or late -- before the age of 4 months or at 6 months or older -- are at increased risk of developing type 1 diabetes, new research suggests.

Type 1 diabetes is on the rise worldwide, with some of the fastest increases among children younger than 5 years of age. Infants' diets are one major area of research into the origins of the disease, according to the background information in the study appearing online July 8 in JAMA Pediatrics.

Read more here- http://www.ivillage.com/timing-starting-solids-tied-diabetes-risk/6-a-541077

At what age did you/will you begin giving baby solid foods? 

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