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Is Cerelac Safety For Baby
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Baby food questions: The best foods for human babies is human breast milk, not only nutritionally (protein, fats, carbs, Vitamins, minerals, water) but also biologically (antibodies transferred from mom to infant). Some women cannot or won't breast feed so commercial formulas are available. In general, those are better for infant than homemade because infant kidneys can be overwhelmed by high solute loads up until about 2yr ...Read more
Wheat cereal: At this age he may eat wheat cereal once a day. It is not advised for younger children because it can cause allergic reactions such as vomiting, diarrhea, colicky pain or skin rashes. If any of these symptoms affect your child, I would stop and try feeding cereal one or two months later. ...Read more
Hi. Is cerelac safe for my 6th month old baby? How many times a day can I give him? Thank you very much.
Starting solid food: We start with plain rice cereal mixed with baby formula to be given with spoon. Make it the consistency of sauce and feed the baby. It make take some time for him to get used to it. You may start once a day and then can go to twice a day too. Check what's the contents of cerelac. ...Read more
My 7 months baby takes roughly about 400ml formula per day. She also takes cerelac once and porridge once a day. Takes veggies once a day. Is this suffic?
7 month baby suddenly fussy generally especially during feeding. ..what can be causes.. she's on cerelac and formula feed...wants to be held?
Solids ok at 4-6 mo: Most infants thrive on exclusively breast or formula feeding until at least 4 months, and many are very content until almost 6 months. At that time, it is a good idea to start with cereal, either rice or oatmeal that is iron fortified, in addition to the milk feedings. Esp if your infant has been sleeping through the night and now is starting night wakings, a late afternoon supplement works well. ...Read more
Cereal formula: May be mixed. All the best.Get a more detailed answer ›
Too early: Not recommended until about 6 months, even then, should use small amount. Main nourishment for babies during the first year of life is breast milk or baby formula when breastfeeding is not feasible. Speak with your healthcare provider to determine what is best for your babies. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but it may not improve things greatly. Most feeding experts recommend solids between 4-7 mos. If you have started solids, rice cereal may slow down the GI tract. However, it may not. Consider using probiotics (get them from your pharmacist). If you child shows signs of dehydration or this goes on beyond 2 weeks, then have your child evaluated. ...Read more
Maybe: In general this is an individual question as it does not apply to all. In the days before baby food these were the only options we had. In general as long as the baby can safely swallow digestible food you should be safe. Please ask your pediatrician for further guidance before attempting. ...Read more
I have a 3 month old baby. 4th month had just started. Can I give food like cerelac or something else along breastfeedin as im concerned with supply?
Drink water: If you are concerned about supply consider using breast milk promoting tea and drinking lots of water ...Read more
6 mos old bby eat cerelac wheat. How long is the time interval to his next formula milk feeding? Thanku
Can I mix cerelac with formula milk? In crelac it has already skimmed milk which cause I think constipation to my 4month old baby
Hi! . my baby is now 5 months old and she is g6pd. What milk formula is safe for her? .... Is cerelac flavoured wheat, banana and milk are safe for her? ..
Ok to start solids: It is ok to start cereal by 4-6 months, but because wheat allergy is common, rice or oatmeal is usually recommended as a first cereal. The type with added fruit and milk is ok. Continue the same infant formula until your child is close to a year old. To give variety, add a different vegetable to the feedings once a week, unless there is a reaction, like rash or vomiting or diarrhea. ...Read more
Hi my child, 7month, refuse to take cow milk or cerelac (rice or cereals with milk) and if force her to eat she had vomiting and itching?
My baby is 6 months old. After giving cerelac he get rashes all around the mouth. It disappears after 10 minutes. What is the reason for that rashes? He
Mgt: He may have a contact reaction. Are there any other areas affected? Please follow up with your pediatrician. ...Read more
Dates are estimates: In real life, it doesn't matter if one starts baby cereal upon reaching one's 6-month birthday, or a few weeks afterwards. Dates are approximations... and that is true for all dates throughout childhood, except when the law says something changes upon a birthday such as an 18-years or 21-years birthday. ...Read more
Beneficial to Wait: Breastmilk or formula is recommended for the first six months of life; both provide a nutritionally complete and reliably clean food source. Introduction of solid foods should begin at 6 months of age. Evidence shows infants exclusively breast-fed the first 6 months of life had milder illness from digestive and respiratory tract diseases. Hence it is beneficial to wait until your son is 6 mos old. ...Read more
I love the taste of nestle cerelac. But I a apprehensive whether I should buy it or nt. I want to know whether its a healthy breakfast ption?
Call the company: Call the company, they will provide scientific data. ...Read more
My 4 & half months daughter is suffering frm cough problem since 2 weeks we d gvn medicine 2 but cant gtng better is it because of cerelac?
Cough: Have your little one checked. It is important to know the cause of the cough. Some viruses can cause coughs that last for a month but there are other causes. Cough medications are not recommended for a child this young as they may have adverse side effects. Please see your doctor and get the advise you need. ...Read more
My daughter is 5 months and I have started weaning her. Apart from cerelac what else can I give her?
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