First triesPosted: December 30, 2008
EDIT This was meant for babyledweaners but since there are replies I’ll leave it up.
Our son, Bobby, turned 6 months old on December 21st and we decided to give him his first food on the 25th. It was sweet potatoes. He wasn’t very interested. We tried again the following two days. Both days we were out at family houses and used traditional high chairs with trays and he totally went to town. Then we got back home to our high chair that scoots up tot he table and he was again generally uninterested and his interest in the sweet potato has been dwindling over the past two days. Today he would cry whenever a pice came off in his mouth 😦 I’ll give it a rest for a bit… I just had so many sweet potatoes!
Is raw sweet potato ok to give to soothe gums?
We’ve also tried introducing brown rice. I put dry rice in my food processor to made a powder and then cooked it up with some boob juice. I made a porridge of sorts with half and then poured out three medallions and baked them to make a sort of cookie. I also was given a couple of rice cookies from a fried which I was hesitant to use because they also contained sugar, salt and milk powder. I first tried the home made cookie. He liked sucking on it but it kind of crumbled and became useless. The liked the taste of the porridge the first try but didn’t swallow. The next time it made him cry. This morning I decided to try the gifted rice cookie and he like chewing on it because it was really crispy but one good chop would break off a HUGE piece which would instantly turn to a goo in his mouth and then he puked. Not so awesome.
Any suggestions for other ways to offer rice are appreciated!
Tomorrow he’s be trying banana for breakfast and I’m really excited about that.