Weaning Fruity Rice Pudding for babies

Weaning is a process of introducing the babies slowly to other foods (semi solid and solid) and simultaneously ceasing their habit of sucking mother milk with the same pace.

Weaning is a very important process for natural all round development of babies. Though it is not very difficult but not as simple too, a mother needs to keep lots of passions throughout the weaning process as baby initially try to reject weaning and wish to retain her regular old diet i.e. her mother’s milk.

During weaning, first baby will touch the food, play with it then gradually she will start putting it in the mouth and finally eating some. In the advanced and final stages of weaning, baby will start developing her own taste for foods, start feeling her likes and dislikes & most importantly, baby will start and stop eating by herself realising her hunger & saturation of appetite.

Weaning should be started after baby is 6 months old. The whole weaning process progresses in stages. In the first stage of weaning (6 months age), salt and sugar should not be added to weaning recipes as this only encourages a taste for sweet or salty foods later in life.

New mums, specially first time mums are always confused about what food to give during weaning and they are always in search of nutritious weaning recipes for 6 months old babies. Weaning recipe described below is one of the best homemade weaning recipes for 6 month old babies. Try it out and start weaning your baby.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup pudding rice
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1 peach

Method:

Heat a deep nonstick saucepan over low-medium heat. Add rice into the saucepan and pour all the milk over the rice. Put a lid and simmer it for approx 30 minutes. Keep stirring in between. Meanwhile, peel the peace and chop it finely. Mash the banana in separate bowl. After 30 minutes, add the chopped peach to the milk, cover and simmer for another 10 minutes.

Now, blend the pudding to desired consistency which is suitable for a 6 months old baby. Add the mashed banana to the portion of pudding you are immediately going to serve your baby. Store the remaining pudding in refrigerator. Feed your baby with this excellent weaning recipe.

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