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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Is 4 days too early to introduce oatmeal into an infant's diet? If so, why?
Doctor :   Yes,
Doctor :   Only breast milk is to be fed til 6 months of age.
User :   what are the the consequences of feeding infants oatmeal and cereal too early
Doctor :   Oat milk doesn't contain enough nutrition that is needed for the growing infant as it is in breast milk.
Doctor :   Hence breast milk alone is sufficient
Doctor :   You may consider oat milk after 6 months of age.
User :   she not giving him oat milk...she's adding actual oatmeal to his bottle and he is only 4 days old.
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