When Should I Introduce Solids?

A good rule of thumb is to watch your baby and not the calendar. Some signs that your baby might be ready for solids...  Able to sit with support  Reaches and grabs, and mouths hands and toys  Baby can show and tell. Around six months of age babies have the ability to say "yes" to wanting food by reaching or leaning toward the food and "no" by pushing or turning away. Expect mixed messages as your baby learns to communicate. Offer, but don't force.  For more information on feeding your baby solids:  https://www.askdrsears.com

A good rule of thumb is to watch your baby and not the calendar. Some signs that your baby might be ready for solids...

Able to sit with support

Reaches and grabs, and mouths hands and toys

Baby can show and tell. Around six months of age babies have the ability to say "yes" to wanting food by reaching or leaning toward the food and "no" by pushing or turning away. Expect mixed messages as your baby learns to communicate. Offer, but don't force.

For more information on feeding your baby solids:

https://www.askdrsears.com