Outcomes Infant and young child feeding practices

Infants (6-8 months): Introduction of solid, semi-solid, or soft foods


Proportion of infants 6–8 months who receive solid, semi-solid, or soft foods.


After 6 months, the WHO recommends introducing small amounts of nutrient rich foods to an infant's diet along with continued breastfeeding until two years of age. After 6 months of age, breastmilk needs to be supplemented with nutritious foods to meet the nutrient needs of the infant.