- *Breast milk is healthier for your child and helps in building immunity and contains all the nutrients required by the child. Minimize formula feeds for your child as much as possible. Breast milk should be given at least for 6 months and is highly recommended up to 1 year.
- When introducing new food, always consult with your doctor first. Introduce one food at a time and give your child one spoon equivalent of the food for 3-4 days. If your child refuses to eat the first time, avoid forcing and try after 2-3 days. Continue the food if you do not see any allergic reaction.
- For preparing mashed food, to retain the taste and goodness of the food, use an appropriate spoon to mash it by hand. Avoid using a food processor.
- Once solid foods are introduced, start giving water to your child to prevent constipation.
- By 10-12 months, you can introduce most of the adult foods to your child ensuring they are prepared in a hygienic manner and well cooked.
- Whole milk and Honey should not be introduced before the child turns 1 year old.
- Adding variety to your child’s food will make feeding time an enjoyable one for your child than an uninteresting routine. Try new recipes, innovate yourself and make the food look attractive. Make use of our Recipe Collection (coming soon) and make meal time a happy and enjoyable activity for your child and yourself.
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