5 months old baby

Question: can I give solid food for my fifth month old baby

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Answer: Hi dear 1st you have to identify if your baby is ready got solid food Some tips: Your baby is able to sit on a chair with back support. Baby’s head & neck are stable. Baby can open and close the mouth around a spoon. Baby is ready to chew. He is curious and tries to grab & put food in his mouth. Baby is still hungry after breastfeeding/formula feeding & shows interest in food. If above points are checked then you can follow bellow: Breast milk or formula milk Mashed banana Stewed apple Well steamed and pureed vegetables like carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin , french beans Pulse soup (moong dal ka pani) Rice Water (Chawal ka pani) Homemade single grain cereals like rice, barley, oats mixed with breastmilk or formula milk Steamed and pureed fruits like pear, avocado, peach, chikoo.
Answer: Hello dear breast milk or formula milk if required only suggested for your baby... The best time to start solids is only after 6 months . Yes in some places people start around 4 months but the enzymes are not completely build at that stage that help the food to digest. And early start of solids may lead to colic, digestive issues etc. So wait till 6 months is a worth. Also baby takes 4-6 months to hold the neck completely . A strong head to neck control helps the baby to accept solids well and can easily swallow.
Answer: You kindly avoid giving any solid food to ur baby before 6 months as babies digestive system get develop to digest solid after 6 months. Giving food early can trigger them loose.motion,constipation or any other stomach related issue.
Answer: No ...he is now able to drink only mother's milk...if your milk is shortage then give him dorter' s advice baby milk
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