Question: Hi doctor my baby born premature..(.34 weeks() .now she is complete 6 month old can i start solid food.
Answer: Yes you sure can start if baby weight gain is good.
Start with fruit pureed, as it’s easy to digest.
Always follow 3 days-wait-rule.
That means you must keep a gap of 3 days between two new foods.
This is the best way to check food allergies in babies.
Stop feeding that particular food in case of food allergy.
Don’t add breastmilk or formula milk during cooking, it should not be heated directly on the flame. Add breast milk or formula milk once the food is ready to eat for your baby.
Baby food must be soft, properly cooked and easy to chew.
Start with a very small quantity of 1 spoon and slowly increase the portion.
Weaning food must be a single grain food.Always feed freshly cooked food to your baby.
Do not add salt, sugar, honey to your baby’s food.Mashed bananaStewed apple Well steamed and pureed vegetables like carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin , french beansPulse soup (moong dal ka pani)Rice Water (Chawal ka pani)Homemade single-grain cereals like rice, barley, oats mixed with breastmilk or formula milkSteamed and pureed fruits like pear, avocado, peach, chikoo.You can try the homemade vegetable soup for your baby.
Pureed vegetables (sweet potatoes, squash),Pureed fruit (apples, bananas, peaches),Pureed meat (chicken, pork, beef),Semi-liquid, iron-fortified cereal, Small amounts of unsweetened yogurt (no cow's milk until age 1).
Question: My baby born premature .he is now six month old.so can i start solid food for him
Answer: Hello! Dear you need to wait a few more weeks. If your baby is born in 33 weeks then you can start solids after 6 months + 7weeks and also consult the doctor before starting solids. Starting solids now CA cause problems and hence should be avoided.
Question: My baby born premature. So can i start solid food after six month
Answer: You can give ragi malt in liquid form , rice based liquid form with bit ghee mixed in that