5 months old baby

Question: My baby is 5 month old, can i give solid food to him.

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Answer: Hi dear, It is recommended to feed only your breast milk till 6 months because it contains antibodies that fight against infections. Baby can easily digest breast milk. If your baby has good control on his head and sitting with support means you can introduce semi solids to your baby. 1.Cooked rice water 2.Dal water 3.Fruit puree 4.veg puree Before giving more, first introduce 1 or 2 spoons. Wait for a day if baby can digest it, you increase it gradually. Take care Hope this will help you
Answer: Hello dear... According to pediatrician,Breast milk is only needed for six months,after six months can introduce solids like ragi porridge,wheat porridge,cerelac,but whatever you feed , should be in semisolid consistency,sothat it is easily to swallow and digestible
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