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jubblicious Sun 25-Sep-11 15:25:45


I'm trying to get my 10 month old to eat weetabux, but he's not a huge fan. What do you put on yours to get your DC to eat it?

mejon Sun 25-Sep-11 15:51:42

Mine will eat it plain but I do sometimes add a little bit of either Greek yogurt, some fruit puree or some mashed banana. Seems to go down well either way.

littlepinkfizz Sun 25-Sep-11 19:06:34

my 7 mth old just eats it with hot milk and loves it and ready brek.

Pfriend Sun 25-Sep-11 19:30:27

Mine eats it as is, but I sometimes grate and apple or a pear into it, or mush a banana in. Same with ready brek.

AchtungBaby Sun 25-Sep-11 20:15:15

Milk grin.

I think he likes it because he's always had plain Weetabix (or ReadyBrek). I remember reading a post on MN which said that giving a child plain Weetabix was 'cruel' hmm.

AchtungBaby Sun 25-Sep-11 20:16:43

Maybe you could try an Oatibix jubblicious? DS seems to quite like them too (although they seem to soak up a lot of milk). ReadyBrek is also a good option - I don't think it has any added sugar, and it's probably DS's favourite.

ccj2011 Sun 25-Sep-11 21:38:07

My LO wasn't keen but I now just splash milk on it and stick in microwave for 10 secs and then give to him like a gooey warm biscuit. We BLW but could work either way. can get messy though.

YoungMotherTubby Sun 25-Sep-11 21:57:39

Bowl of milk heated in microwave for 1 minute - add 1.5 Weetabix and top up with Ready Brek - DC been eating this since about 10 months and still loves it every morning - now 19 months

Cosmosis Mon 26-Sep-11 17:27:02

I put a bit of milk on, and then whatever flavour tub of yoghurt we have on the go at the time

jubblicious Mon 26-Sep-11 17:39:16

Thanks! I'm getting a bit tired if wet weetabix on the floor!! Though DS decided to eat my weetabix after throwing his on the floor! I give up, lol

highlandbird Thu 29-Sep-11 13:04:12

I put a bit of fruit juice on it t make it mushy and my LO thinks its great!

xlatia Mon 10-Oct-11 17:08:24

mejon and achtungbaby out of curiosity: when you say "plain weetabix", do you mean the thing as it comes out of the box, i.e. dry and crunchy?? i always drown pour generous amounts of milk over mine, so just wondering...

mejon Mon 10-Oct-11 22:14:59

I was wondering if my 'plain' suggestion was a little vague! What I meant was, just milk and no added extras grin. DD has half a weetabix and enough milk to soften it up - I'll often pour excess out if it is too sloppy. I use the Cow & Gate ones as they don't have the added salt or sugar that 'proper' weetabix has. I know they're more expensive but as I try to alternate what cereals I give her and she's only just starting to eat breakfast, a box will last for ages.

mousyfledermaus Mon 10-Oct-11 22:19:20

try oatibix or plain porridge.

MrHeadlessMan Mon 10-Oct-11 22:20:30

I have failed to get any of my 3 kids eating weetabix sad

Sometimes they just don't go for it

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