rice cereal?

Has anyone put rice cereal in there newborns bottles to help them sleep at night time? My daughter is 3 weeks old an my mother-in-law told me to put alil rice cereal in her night time bottles to keep her fuller longer so she will sleep at night..she wakes up every 2 hours to eat. But im scared her body wont be able to digest it this earlie. Any one els done this with a baby so little

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    I've read that oatmeal cereal is easily digested than the rice cereal, although for a baby so little Keep in mind, that breast milk or formula provides everything your baby needs until they are 4 to 6 months old. Introducing cereal earlier than that puts them at a higher risk for allergies.
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      03/27/14
      Yes! My son has had it for a long while now! It really does help. Just use as little as you need until it works through the night or whatever makes you most comfortable. My son's body accepts it with no problem. You just have to listen to what your baby's body tells you!
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