Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Ron | 2010/05/27

Q.

Solid for a 6 month old

Hi Doc,
My son is six months, can you please assit on which solids should i give him and how many times a day. from when he was 4 months i was giving him Purity rice cereal in the morning and evening and now that he is six months, i''m wondering if there is anything else i should giv him. and aother thing, he seems to be constipated often. i do give him water but he cries. he is on Nan 2 now. please assist.

Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

You need to introduce fruit into your baby's diet.If he remains constipated consider changing his formula to Lactogen2.See this website for further advice about your baby's diet: www.babynet.co.za

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