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Community Video (India): Age-Appropriate Complementary Feeding for Babies 6 to 24 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 discusses the quantity and diversity of complementary food to be given to the babies from 6 to 24 months. This is an important phase of the first 1,000 days. The quantity of the food should increase as the baby grows. If one does not give right amount and variety of food as the baby grows by age, then growth of the baby may be affected. This video also addresses a few food taboos on complementary feeding. Along with complementary feeding, breastfeeding should also be continued up to a period of 2 years or beyond.

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