First solids

Hello mummies! My baby is starting solids soon! May I know when your child first started in solids, how does it affect his/her milk intake? I understand that at first, they’ll eat small quantity only, but when can those baby cereal/purée/porridge be used to replace 1 milk feed? My baby doesn’t like to drink milk so I’m hoping solids can help!

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Super Mum

Hi, it's normal for baby to drink less milk if she is eating a significant amount of solid food. Try to feed the milk first then top it up with the solid food. Milk is still the main source of nutrients for your baby at this stage. Solid food does not replace milk for now.