When to start solid food

Is it advisable to add cereal into baby milk, like 4 months old?

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The baby expert said to never add cereals to milk feeds. Milk feeds should stay as milk feeds. International guidelines suggest to start weaning at 6 months, though some people do start earlier (earliest is 4 months). Baby needs to have excellent head and neck control, be able to sit up well with/without support, be interested in food, and be able to receive the spoon/food. The earlier you start, the higher the risk of choking if baby’s not ready.. so it’s good to learn lifesaving skills like the baby Heimlich manouvre just in case.

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