I was taught in nursing school
(graduated Dec. 2011): 6 months
you can start feeding your baby solid foods: start with rice cereal, then vegetables, then fruits.
But when I was doing the Kaplan NCLEX
Trainer...(I found online so I don't know the publication date) ... I ran into this question and picked D, but it was wrong
New mother is taking her infant home. Client asks nurse when she should start giving her child solid foods. Nurse's response should be based on which of the following statements?
(The other 2 were obviously wrong so not going to type it)
A. Rice cereal is usually first solid food and is started around 4 to 5 months
D. Solid foods are usually not started until infant is around 6 months old
Correct: A because that's the right time frame to start solid foods
I looked it up in Saunders 4th edition
and it stated "Solid foods are introduced at 5 to 6 months of age
; introduce solid foods one at a time, usually at intervals of 4-5 days, to identify food allergens" (pg.414)
I ran into a lot of questions in Kaplan that i don't personally believe are right (due to the slightly off info). But I've heard so many good things about Kaplan. Taking NCLEX in 10 days and I'm stressed out! I've been using different learning tools, not sure if I'm ready. Help?!