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Pinklemonade16 Mon 11-Jul-16 16:44:28

Hi just a quick question which may make me sound so stupid. Got a packet of baby rice and it says to add 10 spoons of baby's milk and one spoon of rice. So I'm guessing this means basically make up a bottle and add a spoon of milk to it? Done that and poured in bowl and it's basically milk. Am I missing something here? confused

PotteringAlong Mon 11-Jul-16 16:47:29

I wouldn't give them baby rice. Assuming they're over 6 months if they're in solids just give them whatever you're having. Just don't add salt.

Grassgreendashhabi Mon 11-Jul-16 16:49:34

Mine hated it.

Just give them what you are having or start with purée fruit or veg

Baby rice is tasteless mush

sqidsin Mon 11-Jul-16 22:48:04

Oh mumsnet, you never disappoint! grin

Myfirst Mon 11-Jul-16 22:51:10

Just warm your milk up and add in small amounts until you're happy with consistency. It thickens loads though so less is more.

I could go on about the crapness of baby rice but I prefer it as an easy breakfast to sugar filled cereals.

LadyMonicaBaddingham Mon 11-Jul-16 22:52:18

One thing baby rice IS good for is as a filler for sausages <irrelevant > grin

adagio Mon 11-Jul-16 23:07:08

You can add it to mashed/puréed banana with an egg to make pancakes. They were meant to be for the child but I may have accidentally eaten them.

PotteringAlong Tue 12-Jul-16 07:57:17

ladymonica really? That's a great fact grin

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