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Emerysmom February 19th, 2006 10:58 PM

What are the symptoms of a baby not tolerating a first food?

Emery had squash (4 days in a row) and loved them and did wonderfully.

Then Carrots . . . the first day he got fussy that night, highly unusual for him. I skipped the next day just because he was sleepy and we never got to it. Then the next day he ate half a jar...a couple hours later he was fussy. Teething? Yes, but he didnít feel better with Tylenol. So this time I skipped a day on purpose. Today he munched almost a whole jar. About 2 hours later he got so fussy...all day...all night. Of course there would be 100 reasons for his fussiness, but I donít want to try again.

Could this be an intolerance to carrots?

Thanks so much for info

Carrie

Ashes78 February 20th, 2006 06:23 AM

Yes, it could be a sign. I would wait at least 2 weeks and try again. If you get the same reaction again..I would forget the carrots and try again when he's older. :smile:

dingledine February 20th, 2006 07:48 AM

It could be a sign yes, good mom for noticing. Wait 2-8 wks, or more and try again. This is why it is important to test EVERY food. Good job Mom!

Emerysmom February 20th, 2006 10:14 AM

Thanks! Should I move on to the next food (sweet potatoes) or stick with rice cereal only for a while?

Carrie

Ashes78 February 20th, 2006 11:32 AM

As long as he isn't having any more reactions, it's ok to try something else.

Natalies_Momma February 20th, 2006 03:20 PM

My DD was this way with Carrots in the beginning too! Weird!!! She's better now with them. I would wait, like stated, and try again.

Good Luck to you! :smile:


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