How to start complementary feeding baby
Child Development / / April 05, 2016
How to start complementary feeding of breastfed and bottle-fed
How to start lure a child to benefit the child's body?This is discussed with experienced moms, pediatricians and grandparents.Different dosing regimens, studied the pros and cons carefully selected from what is still better to start solid foods.
World Health Organization recommends up to six months to feed the baby exclusively breastfed.Not dopaivat water, not to offer juices, mashed potatoes, porridge - none of this is necessary.Experts believe that up to 8 months of breast milk can provide all the needs of the crumbs.But not always the mother eats full, diverse, so the period of introduction of complementary foods for children who are breastfed, moved up to 6 months.
What is the lure?These are products and liquid supplement breast milk or formula.There is a gradual replacement lure milk, and the young consumer goes to the adult table.When and how to start solid foods the child should be bottle-fed?Pediatricians are advised to bottle-feeding up to introduce a little earlier than the children, feeding breast milk, but no earlier than 5 months.
It is worth mentioning about the readiness of the child to the lure.He is able to keep the horizontal position, signaling its unwillingness to parents, or wish, to take an interest in food, which is on the table in adults and increase the volume of consumption of milk or a mixture.
Is there a difference, as the start solid foods a child breastfed, what is the order of introduction in the diet of juices, purees, cereals?According to recent data, the difference is small.
Traditional types of foods
- Kashi.In most cases of the boxes for industrial production.But sometimes parents are ground in a coffee grinder usual cereal, boiled it and offer crumbs.Here, however, as elsewhere, there are two camps: "Whole grains are not digested by the baby!" And "Who knows what is hidden in boxes!»
- puree.They are vegetables, fruit, meat, mixed.And of course, the store or made by hand.Homogenized, they facilitate the baby from addictive milk or liquid mixture to thicken the food.
- curds and desserts.This is the lure for young gourmets.Simple and with fruit filling, they occupy a firm place in the diet of children.
Perhaps you will be surprised, not having met juice here.Complementary foods should be high energy and nutritional value.Juice does not apply to those.It turns out that the juice takes place, and the benefits do not actually bring in the stomach.And it may even be harmful, because the fruit acids very aggressive.As a result - allergies and intestinal disorders.
Introducing solid foods your baby, be sure to consult with your doctor and listen to your heart!