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After ny daughter completed her 5 months we started her with rice n daal not exactly water but cooked n ground in mixy to pouring consistency. This was as per guidance by paediatrician.she is breast fed along with it.i give her 1 katori 3 times a day...Is it ok? what else n how should I feed her ....I believe in home cooked food..No package food...



hi prerana, even i gave homecooked food only. but i waited for baby to complete 6 months as per my pead's advice. i'm gonna share some very helpful links with u - pls follow them.

We have weekly meal plans created by a nutritionist - pls follow them as well

Weaning Basics: How And When To Get Started

A Beginner’s Guide to Weaning foods

Weaning Foods for Indian Mums: Khyati's Checklist

Weaning Foods Simplified For All New Mothers

Weekly Meal Plans #Week1 (6+ months)

Initially give semi solids twice a day. One fruit. And one carb (dal rice etc). Follow the 3 day rule.

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Weaning Basics: How And When To Get Started

Yes it's okay if she has adjusted to the diet. Let her complete six months and you can introduce mashed fruits.; Apple is the first thing to begin with.; Make purees of veggies or fruits and feed. make sure you start water in sips between these meals once she completes 6 months too.; Any new item to be introduced must be done in bits and over a three day gap. Don't over do.
After six months try addingbharted and mashed veggies to the khichdi as well as introduce watery sooji. Don't introduce external milk till baby is a year old.
Asha has shared vital links. Do bookmark and refer them too.

Weaning In the Initial Months

Actually she had diarrhoea since many days... diarrhoea of breastfed kids do not subside early because of high lactase content; in it.she could not gain weight in that period too.so to over come that she hd to start with food early.

I would say three times a day and the same dal rice is not a good idea. You should focus on varieties and also start slow... In 6th month one or two meal is enough. Better start with steamed and mashed veggies and fruits once a day and dal rice once. And slowly increase.

Hey I differ here, my bub is 5 months and I'm all prepared for her weaning off. WHO recommends breast milk/fm should be the main source of nutrition till 1 year, 3 days same food is obsolete now, if you are serving anything new give in the first half of the day and look for allergy. 1 meal per month is recommended.

Rebecca Prakash; have you started solids ? My baby is also 5 months 10 days old and I am just waiting for the 6th month to finish and start with solids 😁 excited

Meeta Rajani; will start from 6th July and I'm going to follow Traditional weaning and Baby led weaning.

My doctor told me start wit dal water, rice water and veggies water in 5 month.. and from 6 month ragi malt..