Introducing Baby Food at 4 Months or 5 Months

Posted on Oct 15 2009 - 2:18pm by Christine

Leading healthcare organizations around the world recommend that babies are given only breastmilk or formula for the first 6 months of life, because they provide all the nutrients that your baby needs. We support this advice and much of the information on our site relates to babies of 6 months of age and older.

However, we sometimes receive messages from parents who have been advised to introduce solids at 4 months – and sometimes, this is because their babies have special requirements, meaning they need solid foods earlier than is generally recommended.

So we’ve created a new page on our site, filled with helpful guidelines for those of you who wish to introduce solid foods before 6 months of age. Along with tips and information about getting started, we’ve also included some experiences of other parents who have given their babies solid foods at 4 or 5 months of age.

Just visit… Introducing Solids at 4 to 6 Months

We hope that you will find our new page helpful – please do contact us if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.

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