Quoting Allissa Specht:" OK, so I wasn't overly concerned that my 6 month old is not into solid foods. He doesn't like a spoon, ... [snip!] ... to think! To me, breastmilk is perfect food for him. But the nutritionist at the WIC office told me I HAVE to give him solids."
tell them to shove it. nothing wrong with that.. breast milk is all baby needs until a year. Yes, it's nice if they start learning to eat solids, but it's not needed.
my youngest didn't start solids until 7+ months (almost
she had no interest in it until then. when she started, she did JUST fine. she didn't have any catching up to do. really, babies younger than that just end up with most of it on their face, hands, chest, highchair, etc.. anyway. they rarely actually eat much.
and... it's just steamed veggies. They really are not getting much nutrition from those jarred carrots, beans etc... nothing like what they get from breast milk