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Will my baby sleep better if I add cereal to his bottle at night

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with Lucas we started putting a tiny bit of cereal in his last bottle of the day at about 3 or 4 months. It was only about 1/4 teaspoon or tablespoon (I don't remember) but it definitely helped him sleep better at night. Our doctor didn't have a problem with it and Lucas had a better sleep all night long. He sleeps about 7-8 hours no problem every night


I was always told to NOT add cereal to a bottle. My pediatrician was very against this. But, giving cereal before bed may keep baby full longer and therefore they may sleep longer. It isn't a guarantee though.

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