Question: My baby is 6month 24days old,her weight is 6kg,is it normal?
Answer: it is ideal to be 3kgs plus the birth weight so if your babys birth weight was 2.5 then now 6 kg is ok but it should be between 6.5-7 if baby was born with 3 kg weight so ask your pedeatrician now as you can start solids in 6 month and polybion-l syrup to help baby gain weight.
Question: My baby is 4months old her weight is 6kg is it ok
Don't worry as long as baby is active
Six full months only breast milk unless they feel hungry or doctor suggests
Later start banana boiled carrot boiled potato
It's better to give home made cereal as it does not have preservatives
Dry fruits can be slowly started
You take good food and supplements so they go to her in bm
Give her good oil massage and bath
It helps her relax well take feed sleep well
Sleep activity and bm are the only things she has at this stage
Leave her down so she plays increasing hunger
Question: My baby is 8 months old and she s still 6kg.. Is tat normal?? How to put on her weight??
Answer: it is low..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