How soon is too soon? Almost half of mothers feed babies solid food too soon

Moms said doctors approved it

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - A new study said you could be feeding your baby solid food too soon.

The study in the April issue of pediatrics said forty percent of mothers start feeding their babies solid food before the recommended minimum age of four months old.

And many said their health care providers gave them the go ahead.

Health officials said a number of health problems are associated with early introduction of solid foods.

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