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I would like some advice on starting solids – I have a 5 month old who I am about to start on solids, what are the best foods for starting solids?

Emailed by Eloise 12.12.2012

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  • I started mine on Farex with a little breast milk. Gradually built up the amount then started adding different foods to the cereal

  • I started my little one with baby rice cereal, I think called Cerelac, or avocado mashed.

  • Rice cereal is a good one to start with I then moved on to all types of fruits and vegies puréed, then purred meat casseroles chicken, lamb and fish, we also do all types of finger foods. :-) good luck

  • Soft cooked rice and mashed vegetables & pureed fruits like bananas & avocados are good options.

  • Rice cereal is thought to be safest as s has less chance o an allergic reaction. Also things like pureed pear, apple, cooked carrot, bananas pureed and yogurt.

  • dry toast yogurt custard .

  • hope you went ok with starting your lo on food

  • cereal is great. hope you found some thing good

  • Lots of advice here, I hope your journey was smooth.

  • Hope it all went well went you started solids.

  • Farex Baby cereal, mashed up bananas, mashed pumpkin.

  • Hope you were successful went introducing solids and all is going well

  • a lot of helpful tips Hope everything worked out well for you

  • Neither of my kids liked farex or other rice cereals but a lot of people start their babies on that. Mashed/ pureed fruit and veges are good, custard, weet bix or vita brix made up with warm formula or expressed breast milk, or look at the baby food in the supermarket. I used to buy Rafferty’s Garden organic baby food which my son absolutely loved

  • There is rice cereal that u start them on!

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