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My baby is of 51/2 months and still on breastfeed. Can I start with something else? and if yes, then what it can be?

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It is best to start homemade foods like raggi, mashed potatoes and banana as weaning food. Better to avoid artificial food like nan or cerelac. But if isist you can use them. But weaning food has to be given along with breast milk and give between milk. Say at 11 am and 3 pm. And continue feeding at other times. Happy parenting!
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Yes you can start her on rice water, light moong dal, continue the same for 1 month with increasing the frequeny and quantity every week, you can introduce new foods every 15 days - month, boiled potato, vegetables smashed, pulped fruits, banana, chikkoo inroduced till 9 months of age, by 1 year of age she can have everything made at home
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Many options, need birth weight and other details.
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