I was hoping to exclusively breastfeed for as long as possible, but for the last week or so, my almost-6-month-old son has thrown absolute fits at our every meal time. He cries and screams until I nurse him, even though I always feed him before we eat. So, now I have to eat every meal while simultaneously nursing and sometimes that doesn't even calm him. He tries grabbing at everything! So, firstly, does he NEED solid food now, or will he "get over" being upset @ mealtimes? Is he communicating that he needs something more? I've tried holding out with all my kids and they all did this and so I started solids, but with him, he has a compromised immune system from some medications so I thought maybe it would be best to give him as much breastmilk protection as possible. What do you all think?
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Trying to hold off on solids, but...