Breastfeeding is always healthy, no doubt about it. However, there comes a time when your baby will need nutrients that...
Breastfeeding is always healthy, no doubt about it. However, there comes a time when your baby will need nutrients that can't be gained by breast milk. babies and solid foodsBabies can start solids at around six months or so but not all babies enjoy solids. Some babies are content to breastfeed, and act picky when it comes to other foods. If your baby only wants to breastfeed at age 9 months, a year, or older, she'll likely be missing some important nutrients like iron and vitamin D. One solution is to cut back on breast milk. A seemingly picky baby, is often simply a full on breast milk baby. Offer food first and breast second. My son is a vegetarian and he took iron supplements, but you need to discuss that with your baby's doctor; don't simply give vitamins to your baby. Another thing you can do is focus on power packed baby bites that focus on foods with iron and vitamin D. If your baby is seemingly picky, but is also gaining weight and seems healthy, there's not probably anything to worry about. Many babies go through stages where all they want is breast milk - often when a baby is feeling under the weather she may feel more comforted by breast milk than cereal and veggies. Want more? Try reading:

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