What should be the meal plan for 18 months old breastfeeding boy? Please suggest with time and some sample recipes

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Updated on Feb 03, 2018

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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. From one year of age you should start with three meal pattern, i.e. breakfast, lunch and dinner along with two snacks. Click on the following links for recipes https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/recipe-ideas-for-babies/670 https://www.parentune.com/parent-blog/homemade-baby-food-recipes-6-to-12-months/565 Hope this helps.

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