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  Age-by-age guide to feeding babies

 This age-by-age short guide will help you in deciding what to feed your baby at what age during the precarious first year. These are only rough guidelines to help you. Do not stress upon feeding your baby only what and how much is mentioned here. Every baby is different and if your baby wants to have something more or less, follow baby's lead.

Find recipes for your baby and toddler here.

Month-wise meal plans/ diet charts for infants

Read more on Nutrition For Toddlers and Sample diet plans for toddlers

Feel that your toddler is not gaining enough weight. See our tips on diet for skinny toddlers

 

If you have any doubts regarding your baby's diet or health, always check with baby's doctor.

First 4 months

What to feed:

How much : Depends on baby :

  • Every 2-3 hours during the day and every 3-4 hours during night.

What Not to Feed : Anything other than breastmilk or formula

Read more on what foods to avoid during first year

 P.S. Breast milk is digested much better and far more quickly than formula. Hence, it can be seen that breast fed babies feed more frequently than formula fed babies.

Month-wise meal plans/ diet charts for infants

Nutrition For Toddlers

   



  • Imtiaz Ali

    Posted at 2014-04-19 00:10:42

    my daughter is 1.6 month old . i request u please sed the food chart 1.6 month to 2 years baby.

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  • gautam

    Posted at 2014-04-09 02:59:05

    my daughter is 1Year 7 month of old and he have only 9.3 kg of weight and how can i growth weight. What Food I Take my Baby?please reply me soon.... thank you

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  • Noorjahan Rina

    Posted at 2014-04-07 20:54:15

    My son is 21 months old. he is only 8.5 kgs. he does not interested to take food. from 7th month we gave him rice and vegetable mixed food.
    Last 1 week he does not likes fruits.

    Please advise me.

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  • nirupa thapa kunwar

    Posted at 2014-04-07 02:24:07

    my son is 9 month of old and he have only 9 kg of weight and how can i growth weight.please reply me soon.... thank you

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    • reena

      Posted at 2014-04-13 07:16:08

      my son is 9 month of old and he have only 9 kg of weight and how can i growth weight.please reply me soon.... thank you

      Hi nirupa,
      Its a very healthy weight.please check the growth chart DJs 9 month old. 8.2kg is healthy enough for 9 month old. However give him sprouted ragi porridge on alternate basis .

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  • monica

    Posted at 2014-04-05 08:56:04

    plz suggest me the diet chart for 8months baby boy

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    • shishuworld

      Posted at 2014-04-05 13:09:27

      Please check out monthly meal plans for babies on this link.

      http://www.shishuworld.com/index.php/baby/82-month-wise-food-chart-menu-for-babies/290-food-chart-meal-plan-for-8-months-old-baby

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  • Ashok H

    Posted at 2014-04-05 02:32:47

    my daughter is 08 month old . i request u please sed the food chart 8 month to 12 month baby.

    Regards.
    Ashok

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  • md. altaf khan

    Posted at 2014-04-03 04:48:59

    my son weight is 12 kg, dn hw cn i growth weight...

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  • Banasree Barua

    Posted at 2014-04-01 00:05:40

    Hi, this is Banasree from Bangladesh my baby 14 months old boy baby. But he is not eating properly Morning and evening. If we try to force he will take outside form mouth. He is very slim and most impotent he don't take any milk mother milk. Pls advise.

    Thank You.

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  • MANOJIT DAS

    Posted at 2014-03-31 05:19:58

    Hi, me Manojit from kolkata. My daughter is 2+ now, her height is ok but her weight is very poor just 10 kgs. and she is very slim. I shall be very thankful if suggested What kind of foods given to her for weight gain & some fat.

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  • sadhana singh

    Posted at 2014-03-28 19:35:06

    my baby is 4 months old. kindly suggest

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