how to start semi solid food to my 6 months baby? How much quantity should I have to feed my baby at one time?

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Updated on Jul 06, 2018

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you may start with strained vegetable soup including green leafy vegetables , fresh fruit juice. At 6 months you can give ragi porridge, rice kheer, suji kheer or phirni etc. You can gradually start with mashed banana, boiled potatoes, dal water also. Boiled water can be given especially after each solid feed. Starting with a spoon or two you may gradually increase the amount to 120-250 ml in a day. Keep the seasonings mild, keep the consistency flowing initially. You may give three solid feeds maximum, in a day. Click on the following link for details on introducing solids http://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/baby-weaning-food-guide-4-to-7-months/567 Starting with once a day, you may in a day give maximum three semi solid feeds in a day. Start with a amount of 1-2 spoons per feed and increase it gradually according to acceptance of your baby. Hope this helps

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