Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: D | 2009-09-06

Q.

Rice Cereal

Hi Doc

What are your thoughts on rice cereal in babys bottle from about 4 months on, for night times feeds?

Have read so much conflicting info and gotten so much " advice" . not sure whats correct or incorrect. GP says do, Pead says dont...

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Do not put the rice cereal in your baby's bottle. You can start your baby on a rice cereal at 4 months, but do not put the cereal in your baby's bottle.

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