Question: My 8 month old son is not gaining weight as he did till 6 months
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Question: Hi my baby is 6 months old and is not gaining weight..it is 6.5kg consistently from 2-3 months.. What to do to increase her weight???
Answer: If you are breastfeeding then breast milk is the best choice up to 1 year
Instead of fatty foods, high calorie energy dense foods increases weight without increasing the bad fat in the baby.
Banana can be introduced as Banana Puree then after 8 months it can be given as pancakes, can be mixed in porridge and after a year as banana muffins.
Pear can be given as one of the first solid foods of baby and helps in weight gain. Pear is one of the fruit that is very rich in Iron and is also a good source of dietary fiber, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.
Peas can also be given after 6 months. Peas are among the most nutritious vegetables that can be introduced as baby’s first solid food. It is very high in dietary fiber, thiamine, vitamin C and high in magnesium, niacin, phosphorous and Vitamins A, B6.
Sweet Potatoes are very low in saturated fat, high in dietary fiber, magnesium and potassium, vitamin B6 and very high in Vitamin A and C. They can be given as purees, sweet potato khichdi, pancake and as soups.
Ghee can be added in almost all the food that the baby takes after 7 months, with around 1 tsp of ghee per meal. Start with few drops of ghee at first and slowly increase the quantity.
Cheese can be given after 8 months. Cheese is rich in phosphorous, calcium and selenium.
Another food that indirectly causes weight gain in babies is Oats. Oats is low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in manganese, magnesium, thiamine and phosphorus. Oats is the only cereal containing legume like protein.
Oats can be given as Oats Porridge, Oats Kheer, Apple Oats Porridge, Oats pancake, Oats fruit Dosa.
Ragi or Finger Millet is one of the best weight gaining foods. It is rich in dietary fiber, protein, Vitamin B1, B2, B6.
Ragi can be given to your baby in any of these forms:
Ragi Porridge,Apple Ragi Porridge,Ragi Cake,Ragi Dosa,Ragi Idli,Ragi Ladoo,Ragi Kheer,Ragi Roti,Ragi Cookies
Question: My baby is not gaining weight now what to do now she is 7 months old
Answer: ur toddler may be reluctant to try new foods, but bear in mind this is a normal stage. Your toddler's tastes will change over time. It will help your toddler get used to new foods if you offer him a variety from the four main food groups: Fruits and vegetables. Cereal-based food, such as roti, rice dishes, pasta and bread. Dairy produce, such as milk, curd, paneer and cheese. Protein, such as lentils, chickpeas (chhole), kidney beans (rajma), black-eyed peas (lobhia) and mung beans (moong and sabut moong), soya, lean meat, chicken, fish or eggs.make a definite time to feed the baby.. When all the family members are eating that time only feed him ., feed him every 2 to 3 hours . milk or any other light snacks. Keep it away from eating junk food or processed food. Always give her a nutritious diet to eat. You can also make ragi or multigrain flour biscuits at home. Mix healthy things in his favorite things. You can mix mix vegetable rolls in bread, add some ketchup in it. Inspire the child to play out as much as possible,So that she gets tired and feels hungry