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Need diet advice for a 5 month old. Started taking solid food. Any precautions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 16-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:I have a question regarding my 5 month old baby
Doctor:Please proceed
User:She started taking solids some 20 days ago...she has Cerelac Rice 2 scoops in the morning around 10AM, 12 AM she has two scoops of top feed (she was not on breast feeding at all)..about 2 she has a quarter of an XXXXXXX puree, 4PM she has Mashed potato; 6:30 PM she has 2 scoops of nestum rice....
Doctor:The diet seems to be all right
User:and during night starting 9:30PM she has 4oz of milk every four hours till 8 AM in the morning
User:is this okay because she is not drinking milk during day time
User:i am kind fo worried
Doctor:Nothing to worry
Doctor:The diet is perfect
User:Okay..i was worried because she is not taking milk during moring so wasn't quite sure
User:and I don't have any elders at home to guide
User:Thank you doctor XXXXXXX
User:this helps
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
Doctor:It seems like you are done with the chat for now
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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