Solids

Discussion in 'Baby & Toddler' started by Colleen1988, Jan 5, 2016.

  1. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    Once our LO's hit 6 month are we supposed to reduce their milk a little so that they take more solid? as long as they having at least 24 oz in 24 hour? xxx
     
  2. Shepherdess

    Shepherdess Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2015
    Messages:
    1,217
    Likes Received:
    0
    They don't need solids until 1 year so just keep the milk up and offer more food and then he will drop milk by himself. It's a slow process
     
  3. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ok thank you :) it's all so confusing to me! 1st baby lol xxx
     
  4. Lolie14

    Lolie14 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2014
    Messages:
    1,090
    Likes Received:
    0
    How is Isaac doing? Emilie is 5 months tomorrow and is a right little prima Donna, her personality is really coming through :) I remember your little one being a week younger than her so I bet he's getting really cheeky too! :)
     
    #4 Lolie14, Jan 5, 2016
    Last edited: Jan 5, 2016
  5. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    Haha yes he's got a little temper on him.. For example if you don't get that bottle in his mouth quick enough he screams and kicks his little legs lol.. He's got this gorgeous little belly laugh when he's having fun though! It's amazing watching them grow isn't it xxx
     
  6. JD.Deedee

    JD.Deedee Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2013
    Messages:
    1,696
    Likes Received:
    0
    Just realised as I was typing that 24 oz is about 4 6oz bottles or 3 8 oz bottles, that's not much at all! My nephew is a good eater opposed to my son.. On his three meals and eats snacks and such.. He's now 1 and I think is still offered that amount of milk! and he had no issues with starting to eat more and more during the day, man man that kid can eat! If he would drop below that amount you can give your HV a ring and I'm sure you could just add some liquid vitamins to his food! :)
     
  7. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    No my LO has 4 9oz bottles in the day and a 6oz dream feed... I read that from 6 month they should be having less milk and more solids but should be on at least 24oz in 24 hours to get the nutrients they need xxx
     
  8. russellmuscle

    russellmuscle Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 13, 2012
    Messages:
    11,994
    Likes Received:
    0
  9. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ahh thanks, that's really helpful xx
     
  10. Starlight1986

    Starlight1986 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2012
    Messages:
    584
    Likes Received:
    0
    You will find they naturally reduce their milk - mind did about 9 months but is still on 2/3 bottles a day from 5 x
     
  11. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    I thought this but I just thought that by giving a baby a bottle they won't be hungry for solids... So the option would be to give solids first but then I worry he wouldn't be having enough milk if he doesnt have a full bottle :/ it's so confusing lol xx
     
  12. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    I'm sure once you get into the thick of it it's easy and natural, im just over thinking everything xx
     
  13. Rooster30

    Rooster30 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2014
    Messages:
    2,402
    Likes Received:
    0
    My daughter is now on 3x8oz bottles a day. But I really don't think it matters if they take more. More he merrier! They soon start letting you know if they don't want any milk by spitting bottles back out at you or not crying/moaning for food. Keep going until baby lets you know otherwise :)

    Don't worry about overthinking. Part of being a first time mom. It's all new. I'm a second time mom and definitely more relaxed this time around.
     
    #13 Rooster30, Jan 6, 2016
    Last edited: Jan 6, 2016
  14. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    Thank you hun xxx
     
  15. Lolie14

    Lolie14 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2014
    Messages:
    1,090
    Likes Received:
    0
    I heard a phrase the other day "food under one is just for fun". From all that I've read milk is more important so try not to be too concerned about solids. I say that now but when we are weaning in a month or so time I'll be asking just as many questions! :D
     
  16. Colleen1988

    Colleen1988 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2014
    Messages:
    1,357
    Likes Received:
    1
    lol I'll be reading them then :) xxx
     
  17. kumber

    kumber Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Nov 7, 2013
    Messages:
    4,454
    Likes Received:
    0
    Mix his milk into his food so even if he's not drinking it, he's still getting his milk. As the others have said he'll decrease it himself over time.


     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice