Learn Everything About Newborn Nutrition And Feeding By Expert

Newborn CareBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamJan 30, 2021

Newborn Nutrition: When an infant is born, everyone wants and tries it to be healthy. In the beginning six months, mother's milk is the best for the baby, but after those months, the child's food and beverage should be taken care of. From the age of six months, your baby needs extra nutrients. In the first six months, the digestive and immune system of the child is gradually strengthening. When the baby is 6 months old, they can be given light food with mother's milk. Try and give children homemade things. Use pre-prepared baby food containers occasionally or while travelling. You can add carrots, pumpkin, potatoes, peas, sweet potatoes, zucchini, (petha) pumpkin, green cabbage etc. It can be given to them like thick pulp (puree) of vegetables. Fruit puree can be provided with the help of fruits. After six months, children prefer to eat solid food. By this time, children should be given fruits, vegetables. After six months, the child should boil potatoes, and if desired, light salt can be added to it. The child can also be provided with grind idli, dhokla, chapati in milk etc. At the age of 10 months, your baby is not fully ready to eat everything you can eat. This is because his digestive system is not yet fully mature. However, he can still start eating your food, provided you keep the following meals away:

  • Raw or undercooked eggs
  • Low-fat, low-calorie food 
  • Some types of fish
  • Saturated fat
  • Whole nuts
  • Honey
  • Sugar 
  • Salt

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