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What fruit juices can be given to a 10 months old baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 20-Jan-2014
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Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX here
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi doctor
User:i have small query regarding my child dr
User:who is 10 months old now
User:can we add juices to his diet, if yes what kind of
Doctor:I would prefer you to give whole fruits instead of juice.
Doctor:You can start with fruits that are soft
Doctor:banana, XXXXXXX chickoo, papaya, pomegranate and so on.
User:we r giving bananas as of now..
Doctor:Though all soft fruits including orange and sweet lime can be given
Doctor:the basics of giving these fruits are
Doctor:not to give all these at one go.
Doctor:Since you are giving banana, you can add another soft fruit of the choice
Doctor:May be XXXXXXX or papaya.
User:ok, so no juices?.. actually we r planning to have give some juices of grape, carrot, etc with some candy sugar in it to have some sweet in taste..
Doctor:If he tolerates it well, you can add another fruit after 2 weeks.
Doctor:I don't see any harm in you trying fruit juice; but like I said I prefer whole fruit for its natural contents, fibres and no preservatives.
Doctor:You can include those juices along with whole fruits.
Doctor:But as i said, do not try all fruit/fruit juice at a time.
Doctor:Try one product for 1-2 weeks.
Doctor:if he has no problems with it, you can include other one slowly.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:s doc.. can we added candy sugar in juices for sweetness?
User:instead of sugar
Doctor:You can add little for taste.
Doctor:But too much sweet may sometimes be harmful.
User:yes yes.. i understood dr
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:no dr, thank you very much..
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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