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Is giving porridge advisable for 5.5 month old baby? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 15-Jan-2014
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User:do we give daliya water to 5.5 month baby?
Doctor:what is daliya water?
User:daliya is made of wheat
Doctor:can you let me know the english term for the same?
User:dal ka pani and other things in addition to mother milk
Doctor:For the first 6 months, we advice only mother's milk and nothing else
User:after 6 months what things we should start ?
Doctor:after 6 months, you can start porridge
Doctor:mashed fruits and vegetables
Doctor:cooked vegetables
User:what else we can start?
Doctor:plain rice with ghee
Doctor:plain rice with dal
Doctor:you can slowly start them
User:when should we start egg yolk?
Doctor:after 6 months
Doctor:do you have any more queries for now?
User:no thanks
Doctor:all right
Doctor:take care
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