Child Development / / April 05, 2016
Start complementary foods while breastfeeding
Lure breastfeeding: difficult or easy?The question of introducing a new food to the child's diet is relevant at any time, because according to the sayings of the wise: "Man is what he eats."To care for and a question - when to introduce solid foods while breastfeeding - a day when the whole family is celebrating the first six months of life, or the little man has to wait for the other features, such as teething?
introduction of complementary foods while breastfeeding has acquired myths and elevated to the rank of something super complicated.In fact, everything is much easier.Complementary feeding for babies, feeding on mother's milk, is carried out at a later date.Of course, you need to focus on the signs of readiness to the new food crumbs (the ability to maintain an upright position, ejecting reflex fading, the ability of the parents to signal rejection of a particular food, the availability of food interest), but do not discount the increase in allergies and diarrheal diseases.They arise when the gastrointestinal tract is not ready to absorb the adult food due to lack of production of enzymes.Interesting fact - in children who are fed mother's milk, enzymes produced before the bottle-in.
What is the first complementary foods while breastfeeding?The role of the solid food - make up the energy.Therefore, choosing a product for feeding, it is necessary to dwell on the fact that has a high energy value.It is important to know that after 6 months, children lack zinc and iron.These substances are contained in cereals or vegetables.If the child is prone to constipation, it is better to give preference to the vegetables from the garden.Then, enter a second lure porridge.
first vegetables, tasteful which will familiarize small eater - cauliflower, zucchini.Then offered pumpkin, carrots, potatoes, and other gifts of autumn.The best option - steamed and milled.But some prefer to puree in jars of industrial production.Introducing the best hypoallergenic gluten-free cereals - rice, corn, buckwheat.
Start feeding with breastfeeding may be marked constipation, swelling, rashes, anxiety, baby, undigested lumps in the stool.This means that the product has not yet seen the body of the child.It is better to postpone for a while this product and return to it after a few months.
second time feeding - a month after the start.If crumb gets a lot of new foods, the amount of breast milk may be reduced.Therefore, we must ensure that the lure is not displacing feeding.The goal - not to feed the child and instill in him an interest in adult food, turning it gently on the adult table.