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Diet for 6 months old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi
User :   Yes, My daughter is 6 months old and she is taking solids now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but she is very reluctant to take liquids now
Doctor :   Ok
User :   she hardly drinks milk these days
User :   wat shud i do, lil worried
Doctor :   As she is taking soft solids, you can stay relaxed as she is getting her nutrition.
Doctor :   You should concentrate on giving her more protein in her diet like giving her dal, khichdi
User :   im giving her ragi porridge as of u also suggest cerelac?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   I recommend that you avoid cerelac or farex
Doctor :   or any formula food
Doctor :   Give her only home cooked, softly mashed foods like khichdi, porridge, bananas
User :   ok, i hv been giving her formula milk after her 4th month..coz i had to get back 2 work
Doctor :   softly made and with a little amount of ghee or curd added
Doctor :   Ok
User :   ok. do u suggest any other solids?
User :   rice?
Doctor :   Any soft cooked foods
Doctor :   mash of green leafy vegetables
User :   ok, so how much milk shud she consume in a day?
Doctor :   She can take a small glass of milk twice a day.

Doctor :   mashed potatoes, any soft cooked curry with
User :   ok...
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