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Do I still need to give my baby breast milk or formula?
Yes
Hello Harminder, Yes, Milk is still the main source of nutrition for baby. Solid foods are complementary and will help baby cope with the nutritional requirements of the growth spurt.
What are the best first fruits for baby?
Banana!
Hi Emelie, Assuming baby has started his/he on his/her cereals and veggies, some good first fruits are: apple, pear, peach, apricot, strawberry and blueberry. I will leave the very sweet ones (banana
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How do I introduce each new food to my Baby?
Hi Kelly, Ensure you leave a gap of about 3 days with every new food. Depending on the food, you can either serve it on its own or with baby's current favourite staple. Try to introduce new food to
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What's the best kind of solid food to be first introduced to 6 months babies?
For a list of suitable food, you can consider these: (taken from http://sg.theasianparent.com/baby-food-basics/) - Avacado: Avocados are full of essential fats and nutrients for your little one, inc
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For 6 - 8 months the following can be given: Pear Applesauce Plum Peach Bananas Zucchini Avocadoes Pumpkin Butternut Squash Brown rice cereal Oatmeal cereal Barley cereal French beans Beetroot (so
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Should I start my baby on fruit, veg or rice cereal? My mother tells me to start with rice congee, but I'm not too sure this is the right way.
Hi Emelie, After 6months, baby's iron stores will more of less be depleted. Baby needs iron to grow, hence Iron fortified cereals (rice, brown rice or oats) are ideal first foods. It is gentle and ea
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I want to give my baby sliced of steak. Even he has no teeth, i assume he can chew it and get the nutrition from the juice. Is it ok to give 6 month old grilled meat?
Hi Febby, I assume that baby has started on his solids. A slice might be too much for baby to handle. If you want baby to enjoy his 'steak', put it through a sieve and serve it with his staple rice o
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What would you say is the most nutritious first meal for LO?
Hi Wang Fang, the first food should be an iron fortified rice, brown rice or oat cereal. After that, offer baby a variety of veggies or meat (in a texture that is suitable for baby). Every food has i
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How can I tell when my 6 month old is full?
Hi Paayal, Read your baby's ques carefully. Head turns, fussing or crying may indicate that he/she had enough. Its a good habit to keep feeding time to no more than 30 minutes per meal.
How many times a day should my baby Solids?
Hi Sally, It depends on age of your baby. If baby is just starting then 1 meal a day will suffice. As baby grows, you can add on a meal. Observe baby's response and appetite, usually by the time baby
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Would you recommend starting with vegetables or meat?
Hi Harry, I will recommend starting with iron fortified cereal then progress to meat or vegetable. Sweet fruits later