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Food Chart for Babies


  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


  • shruthi

    Posted at 2014-07-13 23:51:52

    Hi, my son is 1yr 4months old his weight is 12.7kg frm past 4months he is not gaining weight, ' m much worried about his food, he refuse to eat food.. He eats only Cerelac..but i dnt want to give Cerelac any more. I tired veg soup,rice dal, banana everything. Pls pls suggest me.....

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  • neha

    Posted at 2014-06-28 08:24:52

    My son is 9 months old his weight is 8 kgs he drink only breast milk,if I feed him cerelac he get vomitings and motions continusly pls suggest me what kind of food I give him

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  • violet

    Posted at 2014-06-12 22:36:14

    My daughter is 4months and weighs 6kg, she's on formula milk
    Can i start her with iron fortified foods?

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  • Analyn gerangco robles

    Posted at 2014-06-12 20:28:03

    My baby is 7 month old and he has weight a 9 kl. He like a 1 yr. Old
    For 3 month old baby, breastmilk is the best for them.. You need to drink plenty of soup, eat fruits and veg.
    For now I feed him cerelac, gerber, lugaw or champorado and also vitamins

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  • esinam

    Posted at 2014-06-10 07:25:04

    i have a child of three(3) years she's lost weight. what foods can she feed on?
    please i need an answer to this.

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  • Usha

    Posted at 2014-06-08 22:54:55

    My daughter is 10 months old and she weighs 8 kg.
    she eats well. I give her dry fruits, rice dal n vegetables for lunch n dinner.
    and breakfast she eats chapathis, upma, idli,poha everything still she isn't putting on weight much.in between I'm breastfeeding her 4 times a day..
    kindly suggest.

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  • suresh

    Posted at 2014-06-03 03:11:21

    my baby is one year old. He always refuses to eat. all the day he drinks only breast milk thats all. he is not eating anything except that. What can i do?

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  • arpita arora

    Posted at 2014-05-20 11:52:11

    My 15 months old daughter at 7.4 kg...and she is picky to eat meal...m very much
    Worried.plz advice some recipes nd tricks how she will eat well...

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  • Thentamizh

    Posted at 2014-05-13 06:15:33

    my baby is 1,1/2 years old.....she eates all vegetables,fruits,egg all things but now-a-days she didn't eat no things..what to do for this?please give suggestion...i request u...

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  • Sam

    Posted at 2014-05-12 09:33:51

    My baby is 7 month old. She is 7.65 kg..idea l weight..
    I see worried mom's about the weight of their kids..
    I follow a simple diet..hope it will help u guys.
    Brkfst- cerelac
    Lunch- I finely gr8 1/2 baby carrot. With cucumber/potato/cabbage.
    Or any other veg u like..with powdered rice and pulsed u like
    Pureed fruits like banana/avocado.
    Fruits like apple/pear need to be boiled and then pureed.
    Fruit juice like watermelon, miledly diluted grape/orange juice fr abt 120 ml.
    Dinner- same menu as lunch or pureed sweet potato.boiled in jaggery water...
    Breastmilk while sleeping

    Hope this will help u guys...

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