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introducing fruits/veggies... Zane's Mommy ♥ 1 child; 2 angel babies; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 562 posts
12th Aug '13

My son has been on rice cereal for a little over 2 weeks. The dr gave the ok to start fruits/veggies. But should I mix it with the rice or just give it to him straight?

Onalee's Mummy Due August 26 (boy); 1 child; Newcastle, Australia 5355 posts
12th Aug '13

Nah just on their own. I'd start with mashed banana. Then maybe add some mashed avocado. :)

Zane's Mommy ♥ 1 child; 2 angel babies; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 562 posts
12th Aug '13

I want to eventually make my own baby food, but for know I bought some bananas, apples, carrots and green beans..

ℕightingale 1 child; Mississippi 7926 posts
12th Aug '13

Nah start with veggies though.

Mama Van D Due November 3; 2 kids; 1 angel baby; Unity, Maine 2454 posts
12th Aug '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Glo♥:</b>" Nah start with veggies though."</blockquote>




:!: agreed.

mommy@4 36 kids; Georgia 472 posts
12th Aug '13

Once my LO was use to eating the the stage 2 I added about a teaspoon of cereal just to make it a little thicker. Now he is 8 months he will not eat it at all. He would rather eat what we eat or the stage 3.

kr.r 1 child; Dallas, TX, United States 8737 posts
12th Aug '13

We just started with raw fruits and veggies - whole pieces (small), not mushed - and just put them in front of DS so he could eat at his own pace.



First veggies were broccoli (sometimes we would steam it for a few minutes) and carrots (always raw - great for teething). Fruit fruits were apples (cut them into slices that he'd hold and snack on), bananas (we'd share the whole banana, he'd just take bites after me), and strawberries (same - sharing the berry).



He really hated if we tried cutting the bananas or strawberries into baby-sized bites. He'd only take it if we gave him the whole banana or strawberry to chomp on. I think he just wanted to do what we were doing, hah.

kr.r 1 child; Dallas, TX, United States 8737 posts
12th Aug '13

Eeep, didn't see how old your LO was.



I'm still a big fan of BLW (baby led weaning), but steaming the veggies to soften them up would probably be best since he's still so young.

Onalee's Mummy Due August 26 (boy); 1 child; Newcastle, Australia 5355 posts
12th Aug '13

First veggies I did was mashed pumpkin. I then added broccoli to it. Just stay away from corn for awhile