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It’s been a while since we had a solids episode – so let’s talk about the myths surrounding solids.  Today Dianne and Abby are discussing what is mythical and what is truth around solid foods, and Abby has some info from 1957.  Don’t miss out.          

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Things we talked about:

It’s been a while since a solids episode! [5:40]

Info from 1957 [6:30]

Myth: the baby will sleep [12:57]

Myth: start with rice cereal [14:24]

Tongue thrusting reflex [16:10]

Starting solids at 4 months [19:50]

Older babies still need breastmilk [22:27]

Allergens [24:04]

Myth: vegetables before fruit [26:15]

Some vegetables are fruit [30:15]

Myth: waiting between foods [32:50]

Myth: food should be bland [33:25]

Milk [35:20]

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