She eats cereal now and is 4 months. my daughter was the same way. – Taylor. A friend just started giving her 3-month-old applesauce and rice cereal. Doctors recommend that breastfeeding moms wait until their baby is 6 months old. Please DO NOT GIVE ANY CEREAL TO A BABY LESS THAN 6 MONTHS OLD. She holds her head up pretty well, and the last time she was weighed was last month and she was 11 lbs so shes probably 12 or 13 now. she can do it fine, but it's not her favorite. When should I start? She was 27 lbs at 3 months! she's three months now and i have fed her some with a spoon and her cereal. Many pediatricians still start babies on solids around 4 months of age. My daughter started cereal at 3 months BECAUSE of health risks. Her digestive system, particularly her intestines, are not mature enough to bear the load of a cereal. She is proper, healthy weight and is soooooo much happier. Is it too early to start giving it to her? He's only 3 weeks old, give him some time to adjust, he'll sleep more each week :-) my son is 5 weeks old and sleeping alot better then he did at 3 weeks old - I think cereal is a no no at his age, I would try to swaddle him tight or get him to sleep in a swing it bouncy seat or even try cluster feeding him before bed she does very well with eating, she never chokes, never spits up, and hardly even sucks in any air so she isn't even gassy. i started giving her cereal in her bottle the week she turned one month old. The best time to introduce solid foods is when your baby has developed the skills needed to eat. This chart accommodates all ages and stages up to 12 months. More about what your 4-6 month old baby can eat AGE/STAGE: Babies 4-6 Months. I listened to people on here who told me that babies cannot be overfed and my daughter could have died. ; Nuts: children under five years old should not be given whole nuts in case of being choke.Also, if there is no nut allergy in the family history, crushed nuts can be introduced to babies at 6 months. Honey: contains batterias that can cause very bad illness to your babies so it is best not to give honey to babies under one year old. Even her bowel movements are better. I blame myself. The AAP recommends that an infant not be started on solid foods until after 6 months of age. CEREALS. My son is just 2 weeks younger than hers, and I am wondering if I should be introducing solids soon too. At 4 months of age, your baby girl has an "open gut" ... her small intestines are not fully covered with a protective lining ... not till she is at least 6 months old. It is best if you can wait till she is 8 months old. Rice cereal but it 's not her favorite week she turned one old. 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