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hi everyone... I have a 5 month old baby and I ll start weaning him from next month. would want to know what was the first thing that ur little one had on the day u started weaning him or her..



Roopashree Siddireddy

Give water ( boiled and cooled ). Can give mashed softly cooked rice ( soak rice for an hour...and then pressure cook), mashed banana( short variety - here they call Elakki banana), mashed apple, daal Paani, water from boiled vegetables, mashed softly cooked carrot. Don't be in a hurry to give all at once. Whenever you introduce new food. give in the morning. And before introducing new one wait for 3 days. Initially baby may reject eating...it may spit, even vomit. Food may not digest. Everything is normal. Don't worry.

Dr. Shilpitha Shanthappa

hello shwetha...
My Lo's first food was Boiled pureed banana... then gradually i started her oraganic home made brown rice cereal, pureed carrots, apple, chiku etc...
Go through these articles shweta - Weaning foods simplified for all new mothers, Weaning Food Recipe (4 to 6 months), 12 Dos And Don'ts Of Weaning...

aradhana sharma

hi dear always follow three day test rule, m also in the se boat and with proper advise of mommies and experts and research m introducing one item at a time and gradually increasing it's quantity . you can start with apple puree, peer puree, sweet potato puree, carrot and as advised above by mommies. just check if baby is not developing any problem allergy etc, increase quantity and give it two times, once baby settle with the veggie food or fruit u can combine and give. please read the article of weaning in baby chakra, its very guiding 

shweta shastry

hi thank you all for the response. could you also suggest how many semi solid feeds a day along with the usual formula milk feeds.

Gayatri Rao

My babies' first food was boiled and mashed banana

Saima Shaikh

try giving it only once a week. then gradually increase

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