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June 16th, 2006, 08:47 AM
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for you experienced mommies...how do you know when to replace bottles with food for a meal? the daycare said that after they gave gracie her cereal and her bottle yesterday, she was still acting hungry like an hour and a half later and gave her a little bit more cereal. i was completely fine with this, but i am confused because i don't know when it is okay to give her food instead of formula!
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June 16th, 2006, 09:49 AM
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IMO.....I think that you should give her the cereal as meals like breakfast, lunch and dinner or just dinner if you are starting off and then bottles as normal. I think that the cereal is just in addition too but not to replace her milk.
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June 16th, 2006, 10:13 AM
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I agree--I would do solids at meals only and if she is still hungry then I would do a bottle.
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June 16th, 2006, 11:22 AM
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Solids should be given in addition to formula/BM...not instead of them. Most of thier nutrition should still be coming from BM/formula right now, so the solids are just an added bonus.
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