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Most Mothers Give Infants Solid Food Too Early

Came across this article online. Interesting discussion about the best age to start an infant on solid food. What do you think? Any comments? Share…

Most Mothers Give Infants Solid Food Too Early

By Rachael Rettner, MyHealthDaily Staff Writer / LiveScience.com

u12868682More than a third of U.S. mothers start feeding their infants solid food too soon, a new study finds.

In the study, 40 percent of mothers said they gave their infants solid foods before the age of 4 months, which is earlier than recommended. About 24 percent of mothers who breast-fed, and 53 percent of mothers who formula-fed, gave their babies solid food too early.  Read the rest of this entry »

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