baby weaning

Naveen - posted on 11/08/2013 ( 1 mom has responded )

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Hi everyone. .
My baby completed her 8 months recently.. till now she wants to stuck only with breastfeeding. .. I try giving her cerelac khichdi fruits but she tries to vomit out everything. . So can anyone let me know does breastfeeding fulfil thier needs.....

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Alison - posted on 11/08/2013

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That's normal for her to push it out of her mouth or gag a little. It's a completely new food and texture. Try making a really thin puree of a mild-tasting fruit and trying it once or twice a day for two weeks. Watered-down baby cereal is good too out of a bottle (special cereal bottle with a larger nipple hole and a push-up bottom). I don't think you need to worry about her nutrition yet except some doctors do recommend an iron supplement while exclusively breastfeeding. However, it's good to get her used to more solid food gradually so when she does need the extra calories, it's not so hard.

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