preemie health care and weight gain

Created by
Updated on Oct 09, 2018

nutrition Corner

Answer:
The age at which weaning is started for prematures may be a little more than full term born babies. You can check with your paediatrician on this too, between 6-8 months. You can give cooked and pureed vegetables and fruits like apple, pear, plum, potato, sweet potato, carrot, beets etc. Mashed banana, rice porridge can also be given. Keep the consistency liquid and start with once a day and gradually increase the number of solid feeds to thrice a day. Introduce wheat products like suji, dalia only after completion of seven months. All the best and do keep us posted.

Login or Signup to see Expert's complete response

Also Read

my baby is 8months now but still it's weight 6. 33..

Hi Priyanka Kumar, As long as your baby seems happ..

my baby is 9 month .kindly suggest me some helthy..

Hi Faiza, I hope you are doing. Here's a diet :) O..

which health drink is best for kids to gain weight..

Hi Shubhi, health drink may not be necessarily giv..

how to be care for baby health

Hi Deepshikha, exclusive breastfeeding for 6 month..

About weight gain and health. what t..

Hi Pranali, use whole milk and its products like c..

+ Ask an expert
Varsha Karnad
Proparent

Featured Mombassador

Pregnancy

Ask your queries to Doctors & Experts

Download APP
Skip

Find answers from Doctors about your baby's health and development

24X7 Parents' Partner

Download APP

31% Queries Answered Instantly

Loading
{{trans('web/app_labels.text_Heading')}}

{{trans('web/app_labels.text_some_custom_error')}}

{{trans('web/app_labels.text_Heading')}}

{{trans('web/app_labels.text_some_custom_error')}}