Newborn Nutrition

Pediatric Pearls: Introduction of Solid Foods

  • The mother of a 5-month-old girl is curious about introduction of solid foods into her daughter's diet. She asks for your recommendation on when to begin introducing solid foods and how long to wait between trying new ones.

    How would you advise your patient?

    (Answer and discussion on next page)

    Jessica L Tomaszewski, MD, is a pediatrician in the Division of General Pediatrics/Primary Care in the Department of Pediatrics at Nemours duPont Pediatrics, Jessup Street, in Wilmington, DE.

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