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View Poll Results: how old would your baby have to be for pizza crusts?
around the time they are eating solid foods 72 100.00%
never before 1-2 years old 25 100.00%
never before 3-4 years old 1 25.00%
other - please explain 3 75.00%
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#31 of 41 Old 11-04-2010, 01:50 PM
 
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If I actually made homemade whole grain pizza dough, I would consider before 1 year but since that isn't going to happen and we just order it in, I said 1 year or later. I just try to keep unknown foods out of my baby's diet until after a year.

* I know there isn't anything "magical" about the year mark but it is just something I feel more comfortable with.

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Probably around 7-8 months here? Whenever we first had pizza after he started solids. It wouldn't really alarm me to see a younger baby eating one, either - they're good for chewing/gumming.
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If she wants to knaw on a pizza crust I don't think it'll hurt her every once in a while. She's 9 months old.

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i was browsing through an album of photos of my great-niece and was surprised by several photos. she's 5 1/2 months old, and when the pizza crust one was taken i'd bet she was just over 5 months. i was SO shocked, to be honest, because it would never occur to me to give one to a baby that young.
We delay solids until 6 mos. (or do our best to!) but my second son literally climbed onto the table (from his high chair) and grabbed a big handful of chili and spaghetti and started chowing down on it at 5 months. If I hadn't been so shocked that I grabbed it away and ran to wash it off his hands, I'd have taken a picture. It was very funny once I realized it wasn't actually a big deal. He had a 3 yr. old brother and was crawling well at 5 mos., so he probably got more than that. I wouldn't be surprised if he had PBJ crusts before 6 mos., but what you don't know can't hurt you, right?
I'm on baby #3 now and would probably let her try solids if she wanted to at 5 mos. if I didn't already know she has food allergies.
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My DD has gummed pizza crusts from our local pizzaria. It was great and kept her occupied for he entire meal. She might have ingested all of about 1 tbsp of the actual crust. The rest was in the highchair.

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My eight month old has had them since we introduced wheat around 7 months. With my first baby, I was very strict about introducing one thing at a time and making sure I knew all the ingredients of everything, but this time my willpower has failed. He started grabbing for food at 3 months, and I made him wait until 6 months, poor baby, so I think I used up all my resistance.
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My DS2 has been gnawing on pizza crust since about 7 months probably....
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Pizza crusts and frozen bagels, too from about 6 mos onwards. She loves them. No allergies here.

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5-6 months probably. No history of food sensativities so when they grab it and eat, they get to keep it. My DD (4 mo at the time) pried open a Tupperware and ate a pb&j before I even knew what was happening. After that, not much stopped her!

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I would allow playing / gnawing on it early but I would severely limit commercial or pre-prepared crusts because of salt. Babies kidneys aren't able to process the amount of salt that an adult can and pizza crusts can have a LOT of salt.

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