Question: how many meals should i give to my 9months daughter ?
You can give ur baby a variety of food but in a puree or porridge state.
Breakfast idly with breast milk or formula upma
Roti with milk or formula mashed dosa mashed
Snack boiled apple mashed banana puree vegetable soup diluted fresh fruit juices ragi milk ghee sugar
Lunch dal rice mashed khichdi sooji kheer cerelac or nestum
Snack whole grain puffs mashed potatoes tossed in butter peach puree
Dinner should always be light as hard carbohydrate like wheat ragi dal can cause indigestion or loose motions
Give sooji kheer nestum or cerelac by 8 pm u can keep feeding ur baby breast milk or formula as needed between the meals. Be sure to use alot of ghee as fats and oils help in gaining weight.
Question: How many meals should be give for 7 months baby???
Answer: hi. I month old will need 1 meal and 1 snack. Once baby is 7 month old you can experiment with food now . Always make sure you have introduced a food item singly before adding it to a combination of foods. This way you can keep track of any allergies / reactions etc. At 7 months, you can introduce the below foods
Fruits: Chikku, Papaya Apple, peach, banana, muskmelon, plums
Vegetables : beetroot, tomato, bottle gourd, beans, peas,carrot,
Cereals: rice, ragi, duji, sabudana
Dairy: cheese, ghee , butter.
For 7 month baby, you can offer one meal and a snack for a day. Rest should be breastfeeding or formula milk . Chose the timings for meal and snack according to your baby's preference., but avoid giving any solids after 7 pm.
Question: My baby is nine month old how much and how many times should i feed her and give her meals
Early HoursStart the day of your child with a cup of full cream milk.
For breakfast the parents can give any of the following things to their child.½ cup cooked Dalia.½ or 1 stuffed parantha with a stuffing of vegetables or paneer.½ cup suji upma.½ or 1 small cheela stuffed with vegetables to give it a colorful look.1 small idli.Poha
For brunch parents can give their children a cup of juice or a bowl of fruit chat.
Lunch should include all the important nutrient rich dishes. For lunch the parents can give any of the following things.1/2 cup daal with a chapatti or ½ cup rice.½ cup vegetable biryani.¼ cup of daal, a small chapatti and some seasonal vegetables.Any paneer based veggie with a chapatti or ½ bowl of rice
You can give your child a small bowl of fruit salad or a cup of vegetable soup or a glass of milkshake of your child’s favorite fruit or you can make fruit smoothies
For dinner you should give your child something light and easy to digest food. Following is the list of dishes that you can give your child.½ cup vegetable khichri with curd.½ cup of soya granules along with a chapatti and some veggie.Dosa with chutney and sambhar.Vegetable cutlets.A small vegetable pizza.Aloo parantha with butter or curd.
Here are some pointers that you can keep in mind regarding your baby's diet. Remember it is an important stage of development, so take extra care of your baby's diet.
Start giving him new food but only one at a time and see if your child likes it and is not allergic to it.Do not give your child things like popcorns or nuts which have chances of choking the food pipe.Instead of breast feeding start giving your child whole milk so that it fulfils the need of fats in his body.Feed your child 5-6 times a day in small proportions.Give him different things to it so that he develops taste for all the things and enjoy eating them.Do not give your child soft drinks, chocolates or any such thing that would make him addictive and harm him as these things contain harmful chemicals.Encourage your child to eat fruits. Seasonal fruits are very healthy and nutritious.