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Old 01-31-2013, 03:11 PM   #41
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Re: any EBF mommas NOT wait?

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We EBF and I'm getting pressure from my family to start solids at 4 months. I was thinking closer to 6, because what's the rush? But wanting to hear if there are those of you who also started early and have no regrets.
My DS is 4.5 months old, 18 lbs and 26 inches... big boy.. anyway, we started him on solids at 4m. He is sitting up in a highchair, grabbing at our food, and watching us eat like he wants to try. I was SO reluctant... I wanted him to go to about 8m before introducing, but with his size, boobie milk just was'nt satisfying his desire for food. I asked his pedi at his 4m appointment and she told me that I should start immediately because of his size and strength (he is already pulling himself across the floor..)

I was SOOO sad the first time ... he just LOVED it so much... ate like a big boy, doesn't spit any out, kept clamoring for more. Now he tries to feed himself with the spoon... ughh.
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