Childhood Diseases

Posted by: J111 | 2010-06-30



Doc ,how often should 6months old get solids. and formula per day.

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You should start with a rice or maize cereal.Read more The amount of formula depends on your baby's weight. His /her fluid requirement is 140ml for every kilogram body weight per day.Example: baby of 7kg will need 7x 140ml=980ml per day.

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Posted by: Purple | 2010-07-02

As you will only just have started with solids, its best just to give one mid morning feed of one type of fruit or veg at first and when she is eating at least a table spoon or two of food you can introduce a mid afternoon feed as well. As she increases hw much she eats by about a table spoon you introduce supper then breakfast and then lunch, till by around a year she is eating 5 small meals a day and perhaps a before bed snack.

Until a year, milk is the most important food, but after a year the solids become more important, wtih a gradual shift happening over the 6 months.

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