Question: Hi doctor my baby born premature..(.34 weeks() .now she is complete 6 month old can i start solid food.
Answer: Yes you sure can start if baby weight gain is good.
Start with fruit pureed, as it’s easy to digest.
Always follow 3 days-wait-rule.
That means you must keep a gap of 3 days between two new foods.
This is the best way to check food allergies in babies.
Stop feeding that particular food in case of food allergy.
Don’t add breastmilk or formula milk during cooking, it should not be heated directly on the flame. Add breast milk or formula milk once the food is ready to eat for your baby.
Baby food must be soft, properly cooked and easy to chew.
Start with a very small quantity of 1 spoon and slowly increase the portion.
Weaning food must be a single grain food.Always feed freshly cooked food to your baby.
Do not add salt, sugar, honey to your baby’s food.Mashed bananaStewed apple Well steamed and pureed vegetables like carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin , french beansPulse soup (moong dal ka pani)Rice Water (Chawal ka pani)Homemade single-grain cereals like rice, barley, oats mixed with breastmilk or formula milkSteamed and pureed fruits like pear, avocado, peach, chikoo.You can try the homemade vegetable soup for your baby.
Pureed vegetables (sweet potatoes, squash),Pureed fruit (apples, bananas, peaches),Pureed meat (chicken, pork, beef),Semi-liquid, iron-fortified cereal, Small amounts of unsweetened yogurt (no cow's milk until age 1).
Question: My baby is 6month old.when can I start solid food????
Answer: hi dear if your baby is already 6 month old then you should start giving your baby solid food from now.
to start weaning for 6 month old baby you need to choose food that are very easily digestible, food like fruits and green veggies are very easily digestible fruits like apple ,sweet potato ,papaya, banana are best to give and veggies you can give carrot , beans, potato etc.
you can also give your baby doll water and rice water.
always introduce a new food in every three day like you have to give a same food your baby for 3 day in a row and from fourth day you can start new food like this you will get to know if baby is having allergy from any particular food or not if baby is having allergy, like he will show some sign of irritation or rashes or babies puking too much then stop the food immediately .
Question: My baby is 6month old....Can i start solid food
Answer: Hii dear .now u should start giving solid to ur baby. Do make sure to give semi solid food. U should continue giving ur milk till 1year of age as well start first giving solid once in a day and slowly increase it to 3 to 4 time. U can give rice , lentils fruits , vegetables suji . But make sure to repeat the same thing for 3 days to check if baby is not having allergy of anYthg. Don't rush to introduce so many thing. Stay slow. Don't give salt sugar honey non veg and cow milk to baby till 1 year of age as it can affect baby kidney functioning. All the best.