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Practical And Health-related Reasons To Postpone Solids Until After 4 Months

There’s little evidence to suggest that introducing solids into your kid’s diet early will promote longer periods of sleep, but there’s plenty of evidence that it can screw your kid up. Physically, a baby can’t coordinate the proper movements to swallow solid food until after 4 months, so it’s a choking hazard. Metabolically, doctors now believe that postponing solids until after 6 months reduces risk of obesity. Sorry, still no boobs for you.

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