I have some time to kill before I pick up Josh.
I need some advice about giving my baby meat. Did anyone else feel weird doing it? I very rarely give Wyatt any sort of meat. For one, it grosses me out big time to think of pureed meat in a jar. I also don't really feel like pureeing any sort of meat myself either. I'm not anti meat. I'm not a vegetarian. I'm not even trying to force Wyatt to be one either. I just sorta feel like it's not really the best for him. He's still breast fed so I feel like he's getting nutrients he needs that way. Everything else is just a bonus. And I'm still nursing a lot. Like at least 4-5 times a day. I give Wyatt food randomly. We have no schedule (surprise surprise). I bought a baby food mill and it's been great for mashing up REAL food (instead of those mystery meals in a jar). So he's been getting fresh mangoes, peaches, black berries, broccoli, carrots, snap peas, red peppers, cauliflower, and cucumber. Just whatever I have in my fridge. But I just can't bring myself to give him meat. Why would he even need it? Am I wrong about this? Does an 8 month old baby need protein from meat?
Any input on this would be appreciated.