Community Video (India): Introduction of Complementary Food After Six Months

This video was produced by and for local communities in Keonjhar district of Odisha, India and is intended for local use only to showcase recommended nutrition practices. It is not intended for mass distribution.

This video accentuates the importance of introducing complementary food right after completion of six months while continuing to breastfeed the baby. The initial phase of 10 to 12 days when complementary feeding is introduced is very crucial, so caregivers need to be very careful and patient while feeding the baby. This video discusses the quantity, diversity, and consistency of complementary food.

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