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Can I give cerelac for a 4 month old. Not enough breast milk. On formula milk. Diet suggestions?

Hello.. I have started with Cerelac Wheat Apple Flavour since yesterday n my son will complete 4month on 6th July n start with his 5th month... till now there is no problem as such n he is fine... shud i continue with cerelac... i cud not feed him adequate breastmilk bcoz of less milk production so i had to keep him on formula milk..plz suggest??
Asked On : Sun, 8 Jul 2012
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Ayurveda Specialist 's  Response

Breast feed is complete food for your baby..up to 6 month to 1 year.(we can not compare breast milk with any other artificial food).

Strong love bonding between mother and child.

So, Do not stop breast feeding.

If your child is not satisfied with sufficient feed,

Then Second option is government Buffalo milk, (start with 1 part of milk and 1 part of water , then according to tolerance gradually decreased water quantity )

You can start weaning(complementary food) after 6 month
Biscuits in milk
Mashed banana/potato
Any cereal may be mixed with water or milk
Mashed and boiled Vegetable
Boiled or Half Boiled egg
Custard Jelly


I wish your baby good health

Regards; Dr. Sagar Mhatre

Answered: Mon, 26 Nov 2012
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