Harvard Health Blog
Starting your baby on solids? Here are three new things I tell parents to do
By: Claire McCarthy, M.D., Faculty Editor, Harvard Health Publications All pediatricians have certain “speeches” they can do in their sleep — like the safe sleep speech, the potty-training speech, the healthy diet speech, or the speeches for managing fever, common colds, or vomiting and diarrhea. But research over the past few years has changed one of those speeches: the speech about starting solid foods.