What suggestions do you have on iron-rich food other than cereals and meat to allow maximum brain development? What are your thoughts on having breastmilk be my baby's main source of nutrients for his first year?
Hi everyone I'm starting to introduce solids to my almost 7 month old son. We're starting with fruits and veggies but his doctor gave me a hard time about not doing rice cereal and said he needs the iron for brain development and said if I'm not doing rice cereal I need to if meat right away. I don't want to do meat right away either but I also don't want his brain development do be affected by lack of iron and I'm worries because a lot of allergies run in our families. He will get so little solids at first. I plan on breast milk being his main source of nutrients for the first year. Thoughts? Advice?