my twin babies are 1. 6 year old. they are not sleeping well at night. after every hour they want milk bottles. rather their tummy is full before sleep. what should i give them for eat??

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Updated on Dec 08, 2017

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from one year of age you should start with three meal pattern, i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner along with two snacks. if they are well fed during the day and are given a filing dinner, they would sleep better at night. You can give porridge of suji, sagi, dalia, rice flakes, ragi etc. Kheer of apple, rice etc. halwa of suji, atta, pumpkin, gajar, sweet potato etc. Khichri, upma, soft scrambled egg yolk, soups, mashed veggies, chapatti, rice,idli, dosa, uttapam,fruits etc. Give cereals like rice with dal/khichdi form, porridges, small bites of chapatti, pasta, upma, idli etc. Dals /legumes well cooked. Start with mashed and bring to regular consistency as the toddler starts chewing. Finger foods like cutlets, hard boiled eggs, small sandwiches, rolls, whole fruits. Small pieces of foods that can be handled with spoon or fork. Veg desserts like carrot /pumpkin/ghia halwa. Spinach/carrot burfi. Hope this helps.

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