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Breakfast cereal ideas for 10 month old?

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musicalmum40 Tue 16-Jul-13 09:25:17

Hi! I need ideas!! DS has done Ready Brek and it's too hot for that now anyway!
I can spoon feed him a Weetabix, but I have just got into giving him Shreddies to self feed. It's working really well as I just give him a few at a time on his tray to pick up and was wondering what other cereals work well like this?? it gives me more time to eat my breakfast

SpooMoo Tue 16-Jul-13 10:28:59

I use Sainsburys Raisin Wheats (no added sugar unlike Kelloggs) - soak in milk until soft, perfect for BLW or spooning!

Have you tried porridge fingers? Cheese on toast?

musicalmum40 Tue 16-Jul-13 12:05:48

Thanks Spoo Moo! What are porridge fingers? Am going to look them up now!

nextphase Tue 16-Jul-13 12:13:46

Does it have to be cereal?

Eggs (in any form), crumpets, english muffins all go down well here.

Fruit and yoghurt.

btw - Porridge fingers - make some faily thick poridge, spread onto a plate to cool, cut into fingers. Serve as required.

SpooMoo Tue 16-Jul-13 16:42:22

The way I make porridge fingers: small microwave-safe tray, thin layer of normal porridge oats (half a cm?), pour over whole milk until only just covered, microwave for 1 minute, leave to set/cool (do not touch/stir!) - then chop into fingers.

comeonbishbosh Thu 25-Jul-13 20:11:20

With DD1 she self fed herself small oatibix, they're fair firm to pick up even with a bit of milk. But now DD2 is at this stage I can only find big (weetabix size) or flake style oatibix. Worried that they have discontinued! So, if you find any, I recommend them, and please let me know which supermarket!

Andcake Sun 28-Jul-13 21:40:48

Ds now 11 months has been self feeding weetabix and shredded wheat for a while now, I just soak in some milk so that its soft but still keeps its shape. Cut I. To two weetabix fingers and he tucks in...

PlateSpinningAtAllTimes Sun 28-Jul-13 21:43:37

was going to start a thread just like this- watching with interest! I finf cranberry wheats good, also Sainsbury's. Need some more ideas for variation though!

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