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The Baby Milk Shake

Jaiden has been eating from a spoon (and with her fingers) for months now. But given the choice, she much prefers her own personal "baby milk shake". At a minimum, she drinks one of these right before bed, and about hour after she wakes up in the morning. It may just be a coincidence, but Jaiden actually started sleeping in her crib, through the night, not long after we started giving her "the milk shake". So, you might be asking yourself, what's in this concoction? It's pretty simple actually: Milk (or formula if that's what your baby is still drinking) Rice or Mixed Cereal Fruit (either baby jar food, or finely blended fresh fruit) It all goes in the bottle, and gets shaken up. Here are the steps I use to prepare it: Fill the bottle a little over 1/2 way with milk or formula Add about 1/2 a jar of fruit ... enough so the bottle now appears nearly 3/4 full Top off with a couple of scoops of cereal. (leave a little space at the top to aid in shakin