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6 month old child, premature baby. Taking cerelac, nestum mixed with milk, getting constipation. Which brand of baby food is better?

Hi. My daughter is 6 months and i started giving her Cerelac regular at 5 months, mixing it with NAN formula milk. Last week a friend told me Cerelac is not to be mixed with milk and i changed to Nestum instead (still mixing with milk). After introducing Nestum she got constipation for 3 days but she is fine now, i still continues with Nestum. Which one between Cerelac and Nestum is best? and what other food should i give her? (She was a premature, born at 34 weeks).
Asked On : Fri, 8 Jun 2012
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welcome to health care magic
Both cerelac and nestum are best, choice is yours.
here are some ideas from side:
For breakfast give your baby cerelac
then around 10:30 - 11 give her mashed banana or boiled apple (later when you feel she is teething make very thin slices of banana and apple and give her, they love to chew it.)
at lunch give her khichdi with every possible vegie that you have at home( as she grows reduce the no. of whistles of the pressure cooker and start adding the food you all eat, but wait for that till she turns 1)
Evening again cerelac
give milk sometime between the meals
and finally for dinner khichdi again.

with test and trail you will find that your baby loves certain vegies and certain food. Wait till she turns 1 to give her meat or fish.
all the best
take care
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Answered: Fri, 8 Jun 2012
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