Diya’s Food Habits – India
by Vismaya Saravanan
(Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India)
Diya has just started taking solid foods. She is 165 days old and weighs about 6.2-6.3 kgs.
She has tasted mashed potatoes, fresh peas, drumstick flesh, dal water, boiled apple, boiled banana and sweet lemon.
At first, she was OK with every taste – now she has started rejecting a few (like cooked potatoes,sweet lemon juice and banana), which is upsetting me a lot, although I add a little amount of salt and sugar where ever necessary.
From the begining she has had trouble with weight gain – now its kinda OK….
I fed her breast milk for four months exclusively and included formula mlik afterward so as to help her to put on weight.
I started feeding her vegetables and fruits from 150 days of her birth, but sometimes I feel I’ve started things late 🙁