Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My baby is 2 months old. Other than breast feeding any food items should i give
Answer: Lactogen can be given but i dont think anything else is recommended by doctors. Not wven water till 6 months.
Question: My son is 5 months old..please suggest what I can give him other than BM
Answer: Hello, I'm happy to help.
Here are a few foods that you can give your 5 month old:
You have to give breast feed plus
Breastmillk plus Rice Cereal.
Generally solid foods should be introduced only after 6 months. Please consult your pediatrician before feeding any of these foods to your baby.
Question: Hello my son is 8 mths and 21 days old. What food items I can give him to eat.
Early HoursStart the day of your child with a cup of full cream milk.
For breakfast the parents can give any of the following things to their child.½ cup cooked Dalia.½ or 1 stuffed parantha with a stuffing of vegetables or paneer.½ cup suji upma.½ or 1 small cheela stuffed with vegetables to give it a colorful look.1 small idli.Poha
For brunch parents can give their children a cup of juice or a bowl of fruit chat.
Lunch should include all the important nutrient rich dishes. For lunch the parents can give any of the following things.1/2 cup daal with a chapatti or ½ cup rice.½ cup vegetable biryani.¼ cup of daal, a small chapatti and some seasonal vegetables.Any paneer based veggie with a chapatti or ½ bowl of rice
You can give your child a small bowl of fruit salad or a cup of vegetable soup or a glass of milkshake of your child’s favorite fruit or you can make fruit smoothies
For dinner you should give your child something light and easy to digest food. Following is the list of dishes that you can give your child.½ cup vegetable khichri with curd.½ cup of soya granules along with a chapatti and some veggie.Dosa with chutney and sambhar.Vegetable cutlets.A small vegetable pizza.Aloo parantha with butter or curd.
Here are some pointers that you can keep in mind regarding your baby's diet. Remember it is an important stage of development, so take extra care of your baby's diet.
Start giving him new food but only one at a time and see if your child likes it and is not allergic to it.Do not give your child things like popcorns or nuts which have chances of choking the food pipe.Instead of breast feeding start giving your child whole milk so that it fulfils the need of fats in his body.Feed your child 5-6 times a day in small proportions.Give him different things to it so that he develops taste for all the things and enjoy eating them.Do not give your child soft drinks, chocolates or any such thing that would make him addictive and harm him as these things contain harmful chemicals.Encourage your child to eat fruits. Seasonal fruits are very healthy and nutritious.