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Yes, even one spoon of rice cereal in an 8-ounce bottle is too much for a baby. This practice may cause health problems as well as sleeping problems, according to a study published in the American Journal of Diseases of ... More »

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On average, a 5-month-old baby should start with 1 teaspoon of rice cereal per day. They should not eat this dry, but with 4 to 5 teaspoons of their regular formula or breast milk. The mixture should be very runny so tha... More »

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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 »

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Babies are ready to eat cereal when they can sit up and keep their heads up, typically at about 4 months of age. A baby who is ready for solids can also move food from a spoon into the throat without dribbling all of it ... More »

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Home remedies for baby colic include changing the baby's food or milk, changing the nipple type of the bottle and medications such as gas drops or anti-reflux medicine, explains WebMD. It is important to check with a ped... More »

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To safely wash baby bottles in the dishwasher, first ensure that the bottles are labeled as dishwasher-safe; then, separate each bottle into its individual parts (nipple, ring, cap and bottle) before loading the dishwash... More »

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Preparing infant rice cereal is a simple process that allows you to begin to introduce a baby to solid foods. According to About.com, only two ingredients are needed to make an easy infant rice cereal from scratch at hom... More »

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