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Suggest diet for a 20 month old child

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Dr. Pradeep Kumar

Pediatrician, Cardiology

Practicing since :2006

Answered : 1979 Questions

Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2016 in Child Health
Question: Hi, I am having 20month old baby. Please suggest diet chart for him for make him healthy. And suggest how to increase his hairs...
Answered by Dr. Pradeep Kumar 33 minutes later
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20 month old baby should be offered home food.There should be 3 major meals with 2-3 snacks in between.
Each major meal should be a serving of 2 katori. Babies of this age are more interested in playing rather than in eating.
Baby should be served a variety of food item to avoid the boredom.
You may give rice,roti mixed in thick dal with added ghee.Cooked vegetables should be added to the meal to meet the demand of minerals and vitamins. Khichri XXXXXXX sooji ka halwa,kheer,ragi,idli may also be given.
Filled paratha with added butter is a good breakfast.Give a glass of milk twice a day.Fruits like papaya,banana,cheeku XXXXXXX mashed apple should also be given as snacks.You may add pediasure to the milk to increase the nutritional value.
Avoid giving junk food,colas.
Avoid sharing from the same pot.Serve him from different pot and ensure that the child finishes the serving.
Teach your child to wash his hands with soap and water each time before the serving.Sit by the side of child and help him in finishing the serving.

I hope this helps.
Please let me know if you have any more query.
Wishing for your baby's better health.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
Follow up: Dr. Pradeep Kumar 19 minutes later
thanks for your will definitely help me..
Answered by Dr. Pradeep Kumar 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
It's my pleasure

Detailed Answer:
It's my pleasure that you found my suggestion helpful.
I shall be glad to help you out if you need any further help.
All the best.
Warm regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar

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