Answer: Hi dear, Your baby weight is little under.she should be atleast 7 kgs by now.Yes,you can start giving solid diet along with breastfeed.remember the motive is to introduce variety of solids for taste and texture and not to increase weight through it.start very slow by introducing one solid at a time.watch out for any kind of indigestion or allergies.Home cooked food is more beneficial as they are fresh and free from any preservatives. Try giving him mashed banana,boiled mashed apple.ragi porridge with pinch of jaggery. Mashed boiled rice with daal water. Clear vegetable soups,tomato soups .mashed veggies like carrot and potato.homecooked idly is easy to digest too.khichdi is excellent now.you can also add some spices like jeera to add flavor.remember not to put salt in food before 1 year.youay add just a pinch so it doesn't appear bland.beleive me that much salt is just right.donot introduce cow milk products before 1 year,as this could give baby lactose intolerance.whole wheat roti dipp d it daal could also be given .juices should always be given in diluted form and never concentrated from.biscuits should be avoided too. Give a gap of 2hours atleast after each meal. Also refer the healofy app for daily updates on baby development and growth,as well as pregnancy care.it also gives you enormous info on post delivery baby care and diet.donot miss out!
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Answer: Hi there, do not worry your baby is more than fine with her weight . Ideally baby weight Doubles up at 6 months, so if your baby was born with 2.8 kgs then she should reach around 5. 200 at 6 months which she is already inching towards the goal. do not worry . you are already doing a lot for your baby just spend more time and feed as and when your BB requires. you are feeding 2 to 3 hours during the daytime that means you are feeding somewhere 8 to 9 times in a day. feeding formula is ok if your baby is happy with it but else if your breast milk is sufficient then there is no use of feeding formula because breast milk is the best filtered and nutrient appropriate feed that you can give to your baby. I will not advise you here any weight gain medicine. yes, there are weight gain Medicine available, they are in the form of vitamin B12 supplements, but I would not advise you right now because it is really not required here so take it easy. your baby is more than fine. take care
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