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Food habits for 3 months old baby - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   if i give Nestle NAN for my 3+ months old baby she is spitting the whole milk, showing her disinterest. What all foods is advisable now?
Doctor :   What is the exact age of your child?
User :   3months over by today
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is the baby not being breast fed?
User :   yes she is having breats milk
User :   but NAN she rejects
Doctor :   Then that is all that the baby requires.
User :   till what age ?
User :  
She is getting angry after seems she wont even look at the face of anyone at home. What can we do for that>?
Doctor :   The baby does not need any more feeds till 5-6 months
Doctor :   Then you can start the baby on Soft home based diets
User :   means?
Doctor :   Like softly cooked khichdi,
Doctor :   bananas
Doctor :   softly cooked and mashed home food, mashed potatoes ets
User :   after 6 months?
Doctor :   The baby till 5 1/2 months does not need any water even
User :   can i give biscuits now?
Doctor :   Then you slowly introduce the baby like that to home diets
Doctor :   No
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   Nothing other than breast milk
User :   ok Dr
Doctor :   Not even water till 5 1/2 months at leats
Doctor :   least
User :   ok sure
Doctor :   After that just give her nutritious diet like khichdi and mashed potatoes
User :   thanku Dr
User :   ok ok
User :   understood
Doctor :   If you follow this without fail, there is absolutely no need for
Doctor :   Supplemets
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   hmm
User :   thanku
Doctor :   Anything else?

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