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 PorridgeApple Ragi PorridgeRagi CakeRagi DosaRagi IdliRagi LadooRagi KheerRagi RotiRagi Cookies
Answer: Hello dear..since your baby has reached six months,it is better to start solid along with breast milk is very important for weight gain and immunity power Breastfeeding Breastfeed your baby,as much as you can,it has lot of nutrients and a great antioxidant,during breastfeeding,take a healthy nutrious diet,it makes your baby more healthy Ragi porridge you can start ragi porridge,it will makes your baby to gain weight,and it's very healthy Wheat porridge feed them with wheat porridge,it is very nutrious and healthy option to gain weight.. You can also make multigrain sathu mavu porridge,it is an better option and very nutrious food for baby.. Home made cerelac powder is very nutrious, it is very helpful for babies to gain weight,it is loaded with lot of minerals,vitamins and antioxidants.. Home made cerelac recipe Ingredients Green gram 1 cup Ragi 1 cup Bajra 1 cup Channa dal 1 cup Roasted dal 1 cup Groundnut 1 cup Cashew 1/2 cup Groundnut 1/2 cup Almonds 1/2 cup Pistachio 50 gm Dry ginger 25 gm Ajwan seeds 10 gm Elaichi 5 to 10 pods Method of preparation Dry roast all the powder separately, until it's nice aroma smell Sun dry after roasting for one or two days Put in a mixer , grind coarsely and make powder Preparation of porridge For porridge mix 2 tablespoon of this powder with water or milk,stir them continuously ,boil them for five minutes,stir them continuously without any lumps , you can add palm sugar,and make it to porridge consistency and serve.