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Solid Food For 6 Month Baby
Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. A three meal two snack schedule is the usual goal, but adapting this schedule to your family's normal routine should be fine as long as your baby is comfortable and gaining weight appropriately. ...Read more
Mostly milk: A sixth month old baby can begin to eat solid foods. Usually I start babies off with one meal a day, at whichever mealtime is most convenient to mom. The amount is not important but just to try a veggie daily by mouth with a spoon if he will take it! He should be breastfeeding on demand and it is difficult to estimate the exact amount of milk, but 30 to 40 ounces is expected. ...Read more
My 6 month baby not poop for a week is that normal ? We just been started to give her a solid food week ago
6 months old baby started solid food but not favourable for her.Can i add sugar in her rice cereals so as to improve taste?adding sugar is harmful?
The problem is that : 6-month-olds have learned behaviors. If you start with sweetened foods, she will develop a preference for them. This is a good time to learn that you control the healthy food you offer her, but you can't MAKE her eat, sleep or poop in the potty. Try a vegetable; re-try cereal in a week.See www.aap.org/en-us/advocacy-and-policy/aap-health-initiatives/HALF-Implementation-Guide/Age-Specific-Content/P ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Delay until 6mo: Solid foods were once used to make up for deficiencies in home made milk formula used in the 50's to 80's.A return to breast FDG & modern formulas changed the value of solids from nutrition, to a pathway to teach baby to eat & transition to table foods.Waiting until 6m allows baby to sit & participate in a feeding, much as the will when older.Start with a few tablespoons as a paste. ...Read more
What i can do if my baby don't want to take hotchpotch or any solid food? My baby's age 9.11 months.
See your pedi: I have no idea what hotch potch is but if your baby is that age and is not eating any solid food you need to see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Cereal introduction: It is generally recommended: rice cereal at 4 months, vegetables at 5 months, fruits and juices with a cup at 6 months, meats and finger foods at 9 months, table foods and whole milk at 1 year. Have fun! ...Read more
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