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Increasing meals Lock Rss

I have a 5 month old baby who has been on solids a good 6 weeks. he loves every thing I give him and is slowly eating more and more, but is still only on one meal a day. How do you know when to increase the meals?
I started increasing my daughter's meals when she was still hungry after a breastfeed. We started on rice cereal at night and then progressed to rice cereal in the morning and pureed fruit at night. Bubs are smart creatures and they will let you know when they are hungry.

Rachel, 20mth girl + 1 on the way

Hi Bluegirl,
Try offering your baby a second meal now. If he wants it, he will eat it. If he doesn't eat it, then he doesn't want or need it. This goes for when you introduce a third meal too. It is just a try and see game. If he really wants or needs it, he will eat it. Good luck.

Mother of 3, Qld

Thanks Tracey. I've found loads of information about starting and what to give etc, but nothing about increasing! I'll give it a go and see how we go!
There's a reasonable guide on the Heinz website : You can print it out. I found it clarified things for me.
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