My baby is 5 months old and she is completely on formula feed, can i start solid food if so which kind.

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ideally you should wait till 6 months. You may start with strained vegetable soup including green leafy vegetables (with milk), fresh fruit juice. Then at 6 months 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. 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 Hope this helps

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