13/04/2024 2:54 AM

STAGE 0: 0-6 MONTHS

The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding during your child’s first 6 months and continued breastfeeding for as long as possible.

STAGE 1: 6 MONTHS

Breakfast

180 – 210ml of milk

Lunch

½ to 1 bowl of infant cereal

1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetables

Mid-afternoon

180-210ml of milk

1 to 2 tablespoons of cooked fruit

Dinner

½ to 1 bowl of infant cereal 

1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetables

Night

180 – 210ml of milk

STAGE 2: 7 MONTHS

Breakfast

210ml of milk

Lunch

½ to 1 bowl of infant cereal

1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetables

Mid-afternoon

210ml of milk

1 to 2 tablespoons of cooked fruits

Dinner

½ to 1 bowl of infant cereal

1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetables

Night

210ml of milk

STAGE 3: 8 MONTHS

Breakfast

210ml of milk

Lunch

1 bowl of rice porridge or infant cereal

1 to 2 teaspoons of blended meat or fish

1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetables

Mid-afternoon

210ml of milk 

2 to 3 tablespoons of cooked fruit

Dinner

1 bowl of rice porridge or infant cereals

1 to 2 teaspoons of blended meat or fish

1 to 2 tablespoons of vegetables

Night

210ml of milk

STAGE 4: FROM 12 MONTHS [1 YEAR]

Breakfast

250ml of growing-up milk

Lunch

1 bowl of rice porridge or infant cereal

2 to 3 teaspoons of meat or fish

2 to 3 tablespoons of vegetables

Mid-afternoon

250ml of growing-up milk 

3 to 4 tablespoons of fruits

Dinner

1 bowl of rice porridge or infant cereal

2 to 3 teaspoons* of meat or fish

2 to 3 tablespoons of vegetables

STAGE 4: FROM 15 MONTHS

Breakfast

250ml of growing-up milk

Lunch

1 bowl of rice porridge or infant cereal

3 to 4 teaspoons of meat or fish

2 to 3 tablespoons of vegetables

Mid-afternoon

250ml of growing-up milk 

3 to 4 tablespoons of fruits

Dinner

1 bowl of rice porridge or infant cereal

3 to 4 teaspoons of meat or fish

2 to 3 tablespoons of vegetables 

Night

250ml of growing-up milk

Note: 

1 level tablespoon of infant cereal = approximately 5g 

1 level tablespoon of fruits or vegetables = approximately 15g Quantity can be adjusted to suit your child’s appetite. 

Never force your child to eat if she is not hungry and always offer water regularly.

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