: I wouldn't have called that flamed. It was a reasonably politely stated opinion, and a perfectly reasonable opinion at that. If you weren't looking for an answer to your question, why did you ask it? Why didn't you just say, "I'm looking for support for giving my 9 month old juice?"
I agree that fresh juice is minimally better than bottled. It has a few enzymes in it at least, even though most of it's nutritional value has been removed via straining the pulp. But, I don't really see it as appropriate for a 9 month old. Granted, a baby doesn't derive a lot of nutrition from solid food at that age because most of it comes back out in the same condition it came back in. But, neither do they absorb many calories from it for the same reason. And, they can only eat so much of it - it takes a lot of effort for a baby to manage all that solid food. Juice, otoh, constitutes readily absorbed carbs in the absense of nutritional value. Empty calories. I don't think a baby's body is ready for that yet. Also, juice is really easy to take compared to solid food and even breastmilk, so I'd worry that your baby would start preferring it when he really needs bm.