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Hello everyone, I have a baby, who is 9 months old. He looks very weak and think in his physic. I give him dal, cerlac, fruits, boiled vegetables, Rawson apart from breastfeeding and milk. Anything else is to be added in his diet. Whenever some



Dr.Aarushi Upadhyay (Thakkar)

hi , a 9 month baby eats food like us but in crushed form n without spices only. plz avoid celerec n ready foods for kids. eg. u can give dal & roti with little veggie crushed in mixi n feed the child.
this age kids need 2 such meals a day as they cannot eat a lot at one time.
n 1 meal in between shud comprise of fresh fruits.
rest times milk.
so a balanced diet goes to the child.

Charu Sareen Gujjal(TheMomSagas)

Hi Neha, try giving your child mixed vegetable khichdi. You can also give suji kheer, ragi porridge, wheat porridge for breakfast. Use jaggery as a sweetener in all this, instead of sugar. Check out various articles on Babychakra (under the 'learn' section) on healthy, nutritious food for babies. You will get many ideas for good recipes.

Neha Modi

Thank you Charu and Dr. Aarushi

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