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Chubby Cheeks Alert! Top Picks to Boost Your Baby's Weight Gain (6-12 months)

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Hey There, super-parents! Are you on the lookout for ways to plump up your little munchkin? Worried those cute chubby cheeks are taking their sweet time to appear? Well, worry no more! We've got you covered with a treasure trove of foodie delights specially crafted to help your baby gain some healthy weight between the ages of 6 to 12 months. 

Buckle up and get ready to dive into the world of tasty treats that'll have your baby packing on the pounds in no time (in the healthiest way, of course)!

1. Avocado Avenger

Let's kick things off with everyone's favorite creamy green superhero - The Avocado! Packed with healthy fats and essential nutrients, avocados are a powerhouse when it comes to promoting weight gain in babies. Mash up some ripe avocado and watch your little one gobble it down with glee.

2. Banana Bonanza

Next up, we have another fruity delight - the humble banana. Not only are bananas easy to digest, but they're also loaded with carbohydrates and natural sugars that provide a quick energy boost. Plus, they're super convenient for on-the-go snacking or mixing into baby cereals.

3. Sweet Potato Sensation

Say hello to the sweet potato sensation! These vibrant veggies are bursting with vitamins, minerals, and complex carbohydrates, making them an excellent choice for promoting healthy weight gain in babies. Steam or bake them until they're soft and mashable, and watch as your little one dives in for more.

4. Full-Fat Yogurt Yumminess

When it comes to dairy, opt for full-fat yogurt to give your baby's weight gain journey a boost. Yogurt is not only rich in calcium and protein but also contains healthy fats that are essential for proper growth and development. Mix in some pureed fruits for a delicious and nutritious treat.

5. Oatmeal Overload


Get ready to dive into a bowl of oatmeal overload! This hearty grain is not only a great source of fiber but also provides a healthy dose of calories to help your baby pack on the pounds. Plus, it's incredibly versatile, allowing you to get creative with toppings like fruits, nuts, or even a drizzle of honey.

6. Nut Butter Nirvana

Introduce your little one to the wonderful world of nut butter nirvana! Whether it's peanut, almond, or cashew butter, these creamy spreads are packed with healthy fats and protein to support your baby's weight gain goals. Just be sure to opt for smooth varieties and spread them thinly on toast or crackers for easy eating.

7. Eggcellent Eggs

Last but not least, we have the eggcellent egg! Eggs are a nutritional powerhouse, loaded with protein, vitamins, and minerals that are essential for healthy weight gain. Whether scrambled, boiled, or whipped into a fluffy omelet, eggs are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters.

So there you have it, folks - a drool-worthy lineup of foodie delights to help your baby pack on the pounds in the healthiest way possible. Remember, every baby is different, so don't be discouraged if it takes some time to find the perfect combination of foods that works for your little one. Just keep experimenting, stay patient, and most importantly, enjoy this precious time watching your baby grow and thrive. Happy feeding!


Promoting healthy weight gain in babies aged 6-12 months involves offering a variety of nutrient-rich foods tailored to their developmental needs. By incorporating the top food choices mentioned above and following feeding tips, you can support your baby's growth and development with confidence. Remember that every baby is unique, so trust your instincts and seek guidance from healthcare professionals when needed.


Q1: Are Happa Fruit Purees organic?

A:Happa fruit purees are made of organic ingredients. They are certified under the NPOP organic certification of the Government of India.

Q2: Are there any artificial preservatives in Happa Fruit Purees?

A: Happa is committed to using natural ingredients. Our fruit purees do not contain any preservatives, additives, or flavors.

Q3: Can I use Happa Fruit Purees for baby-led weaning?

A: Yes, many parents find Happa Fruit Purees suitable for baby-led weaning. The smooth texture and delicious flavors make them a convenient option for introducing solids to your little one.

Q4: How do I prepare Happa's ready-to-cook cereal for my baby?

A: Preparing Happa's cereal is simple. Just mix the 2-3 spoons of cereal powder in 100 ml of water or milk, break the lumps that get formed, and cook it for 3-4 minutes till it reaches the desired consistency. Cool it and serve .

Q5: Is Happa's cereal organic?

A: Yes, Happa's cereal is made from certified organic ingredients, ensuring the highest quality for your baby.

Q6: Can I mix Happa's cereal with formula or breast milk for added nutrition?

A: Yes, Happa's cereal is designed to be mixed with water, formula, or breast milk for added nutrition and taste.

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