Although each baby's development varies a bit, it is generally recommended for a baby to get his first taste of solid foods between the ages of 4 and 6 months. Before this age, babies are usually not developmentally read... More » Family Parenting Babies & Toddlers

Typically, babies between 4 and 6 months of age begin to exhibit signs of readiness to digest solid food. These signs include turning the head in different directions, sitting up with little assistance and pushing up wit... More »

According to WebMD, offering the breast, a bottle or familiar solid foods frequently throughout the day encourages babies to eat. Identifying the problem is important if a baby refuses the breast or bottle for an extende... More » Family Parenting Babies & Toddlers

Human babies can safely eat eggs beginning at six months, when solid foods have been introduced, says BabyCenter. When introducing eggs for the first time, they should be eaten separately from any other allergy-causing f... More » Family Parenting Babies & Toddlers

The average weight of a 4-month-old baby varies from child to child but is generally double the infant's birth weight. Parents concerned about their child's weight should contact the baby's doctor. More »

Eight-month-old babies are starting to eat solid foods, though may still have some breast milk or formula. Their diet includes mashed foods and soft finger foods. More » Family Parenting Babies & Toddlers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a baby is considered an infant until he reaches one year of age. During this stage, the infant reaches several developmental milestones. More »