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When can I feed my baby dried fruits?

When can I feed my baby dried fruits?

Variable: It depends somewhat on the fruit (how chewy it is) and how well your child chews. Many toddlers do quite well with chewy soft raisins at 15-18 months for instance and others who cannot chew well for another year. ...Read more

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Which liquid fruit drinks can be given apart from breast feeding for babies less than 1 year!... Or so :)?

Which liquid fruit drinks can be given apart from breast feeding for babies less than 1 year!... Or so :)?

Speak to physician: This question is best answered by your child's pediatrician. The baby may have GI problems or something else that would preclude certain juices. ...Read more

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Is it true to give my 7months babies mellon &date ? What is the best fruits&vegetables ?

Is it true to give my 7months babies mellon  &date ? What is the best fruits&vegetables ?

Dates : Yes your baby can eat dates, raisins, and melon without difficulty. Carrots, peas and other legumes are fine. As to fruits banana, apple sauce, pears, peaches, plums and of course dates and raisins. ...Read more

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I have 3month premature twince babies can I give other food like serelac, fruits luiqued etc. I think not enougth milk?

I have 3month premature twince babies can I give other food like serelac, fruits luiqued etc. I think not enougth milk?

No food, please!: The babies are too young for cereal or baby food. They are growing very quickly, and it can be hard for your milk supply to keep up. Try drinking more water and nursing more often; nurse both twins at once if you can, as that will increase your supply more quickly. You can have your doctor weigh the babies; if you must, supplement with infant formula, but that may not be necessary. ...Read more

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I gave my 7mnth daughter yogurt,but some ppl told me it's harmful for babies less than 1 year. Is it true? Can I give her yogurt-fruit puree?

I gave my 7mnth daughter yogurt,but some ppl told me it's harmful for babies less than 1 year.
Is it true?
Can I give her yogurt-fruit puree?

Not harmful: They may have misunderstood the pediatricians recommendation to feed babies either breastmilk or formula for at least a year, and not start whole milk until after a year. An occasional yogurt does not hurt, just don't count on it as a main source of milk protein. Check these articles out:http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/Pages/default.aspx ...Read more

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Is rice cereal the best first food for babies? Or can I start with fruits and vegetables?

Is rice cereal the best first food for babies? Or can I start with fruits and vegetables?

Start with Rice: Rice cereal is a better choice to start with because it is very easy to digest and less likey to cause GI upset or allergies. ...Read more