Question: my 7 and half month old baby is lean though she had been on breastmilk for.first 6 months..please suggest how to make her fat chubby one..
Answer: Hello dear... Breastfeeding babies won't look much chubbier,but they have lot of immunity,since your baby has reached seven months,it is better to start solid along with breast milk is very important for weight gain and immunity power
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
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.
Question: My baby is very lean . how to make fat?
Include the following in your babys diet
Offer him homemade yogurt from full fat milk twice a day
Offer him full fat milk twice a day, you can add fruits or dryfruits powder ,raw banana powder or sago to it
Include oats in his daily diet sneak it in his milkshakes, fruit puree or yogurt or make a porridge according to your baby preference .
Give him 1-2 eggs everyday egg includes a variety of nutrients and helps in weight gain too .
Include banana , apple, pear , avocados in your babys daily diet .
Add a spoon of ghee to your baby mea
Include one of these Sweetpotato ,cheese,potato in his daily diet .
Include green vegetables and coulred vegetables in his everyday diet .
Introduce sathmavu mix in your babys diet .
Add dryfruit powder to your babys milk and opt for jaggery rather than sugar .
Ensure he has meal at the interval of 4 hours.
Make sure your baby has 10-12 hours of night sleep and an afternoon nap of 2-3 hours rest is very much needed for the babys for proper growth and development.
However remember weight is just number .
Immunity and activeness matters the most