Weaning plays a major role in determining the nutritional status of a child. Poor weaning practices during infancy and early childhood results in malnutrition with impairment of cognitive and social development, poor school performance and reduced productivity in later life. The objective of this study is to know weaning practices of mothers of different terrain. Breast milk provides all of the nutrients, vitamins and minerals an infant needs for growth in the first six months; so no other liquids or foods are needed. However, from the age of six months, breast milk is no longer sufficient by itself. Nutrition remains their main concern. What to give? What is ideal period? What is ideal sequence of fruits and food article etc. Focusing on above described area, attempts are made to investigate beneficiary effect of anaaprashan sasmkara and complimentary feeding in infant.
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