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roxy12 Fri 04-Sep-09 09:01:25

Hi my baby is 10 weeks old.

Can i give him Rusks....My auntie started my little cousin on rusks and youghurt at 12 weeks or just after.

Can i give him a little bit of rusks in the mornings?

rubyslippers Fri 04-Sep-09 09:35:58

no - he doesn't need rusks or to be weaned until he is 6 months old

he just needs milk until then

rusks are sugary and not brilliant for babies anyway

10 weeks is way too young to wean

CMOTdibbler Fri 04-Sep-09 09:45:05

No. He needs only formula or breastmilk until he is 6 months old.

Weaning early, especially as early as 12 weeks, can cause serious, life long, illnesses and allergies for your baby, so there are good reasons for waiting

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