Signs to know its time to wean LO!!!!

Discussion in 'Weaning & Nutrition' started by glamgirl, Oct 22, 2008.

  1. glamgirl

    glamgirl Mum of a beautiful Son

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    Well jayden is going to his 4months soon, was wondering how would i know that its time to start weaning my lil one?

    Oh says i should start trying and see if he wants it, but im just wondering shall i or not?

    When did you ladies start weaning and how did you know its time?

    Thanks for looking xxx
     
  2. 1st_baby

    1st_baby Guest

    I started max on baby rice when he was eating 8onz every 2 hours , we took took it one step at a time from there but usually the rule of thumb is \

    * Baby can sit up well without support.
    * Baby has lost the tongue-thrust reflex and does not automatically push solids out of his mouth with his tongue.
    * Baby is ready and willing to chew.
    * Baby is developing a “pincer” grasp, where he picks up food or other objects between thumb and forefinger. Using the fingers and scraping the food into the palm of the hand (palmar grasp) does not substitute for pincer grasp development.
    * Baby is eager to participate in mealtime and may try to grab food and put it in his mouth.


    Hope that helps hun :) remember your the mom you knows whats best
     

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