Similar Questions with Answers
Question: My baby is not having fm or bm.. can o give semi solid food only
Answer: Hi dear,
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.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!
Question: Mam my baby girl is 5months old what type of semi solid should I start to her. She is on formula milk and she didn't hold her neck proper
Answer: Hi dear 1st you have to identify if your baby is ready got solid food
Your baby is able to sit on a chair with back support.
Baby’s head & neck are stable.
Baby can open and close the mouth around a spoon.
Baby is ready to chew.
He is curious and tries to grab & put food in his mouth.
Baby is still hungry after breastfeeding/formula feeding & shows interest in food.
If above points are checked then you can follow bellow:
Breast milk or formula milk
Well steamed and pureed vegetables like carrots, sweet potato, pumpkin , french beans
Pulse soup (moong dal ka pani)
Rice Water (Chawal ka pani)
Homemade single grain cereals like rice, barley, oats mixed with breastmilk or formula milk
Steamed and pureed fruits like pear, avocado, peach, chikoo.
Question: My daughter is 8 months old. She not crawling just up her head please give me suggest
Answer: Hello dear. Most babies learn to crawl between the ages of 7 months and 10 months. Each baby would be different and might opt for different type of movements like: scooting around on the bottom, using a hand behind and a foot in front to propel, slithering on stomach, or rolling across the room.
Few of the tips are
Give your baby plenty of tummy time, starting from birth.
Encourage your baby to reach for the toys he/she is interested in.
Make sure your baby has space to explore that is safe and supervised.
Place the palms of your hands behind your child's feet when he is on all force.