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Ruthiebaby Thu 11-Aug-05 19:17:52

My 6-mth old can't stand the dried powdered stuff that you mix with milk as breakfasts (been using a banana breakfast and an Apricot & Strawberry breakfast - Heinz Organics).

I don't know what other kinds of cereal he can have.... can anyone help me here ?

purpleturtle Thu 11-Aug-05 19:22:23

I think I introduced Weetabix at 6 months. But in my day (4 years ago!) we introduced solids at 4 months. I'm a bit wary of offering advice tbh.

jane313 Thu 11-Aug-05 19:27:02

at 6 months they can have wheat and oats. try weetabix or porridge. My son loved/loves both of those. Shredded wheat is also low sugar too. It depends how he is with lumps.

lucy5 Thu 11-Aug-05 19:27:32

When do they introduce solids now? Mine was four years ago too. I also used to give dd weetabix.

jane313 Thu 11-Aug-05 19:31:11

or you could go down the toast route when he starts finger food.

lucy5 lots of these threads become quite heated. The gov advice is 6 months but it is not filtering down to hvs and lots of people want to/have start earlier. Theres are a zillions threads about it

Donbean Thu 11-Aug-05 19:33:54

Mashed banana in milk,
Porridge with crushed strawberries/banana,
Weetabix with milk,
fromage frais (not sure if baby at 6 months can have this though)
HTH

lucy5 Thu 11-Aug-05 19:34:54

oh, that completely passed me by. Why 6 months? I hope i'm not opening a can of worms.

purpleturtle Thu 11-Aug-05 19:36:29

Now it's turned out that Weetabix is still okay for 6 month olds I've remembered that both mine ate Weetabix mixed with mashed banana in vast quantities. Can have a dubious effect on nappies though, beware!

MarsLady Thu 11-Aug-05 19:38:53

oats with pureed apple and dates, yummy

toast

pureed fruit

yorkshirelass Thu 11-Aug-05 19:53:24

Since my DS was 6 months old he's had only weetabix and ready brek with different fruit purres mixed in to sweeten/flavour it.

Ruthiebaby Thu 11-Aug-05 22:05:44

Do you put cows milk on the weetabix and ready brek ?

purpleturtle Thu 11-Aug-05 23:41:17

Yes, I think cow's milk is allowed on cereals and in cooking from 6 months.

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