Complementary feeding with artificial feeding
Child Development / / April 06, 2016
first solid foods with artificial feeding
Complementary feeding with artificial feeding has a number of features.For example, different dates, type of feeding.Children who eat a mixture or blend the mixture and the mother's milk, the lure of getting used to, about 5 months.At a later time to introduce solid foods while breastfeeding.
Soups, which are introduced crumbs - a porridge, vegetable soup and meat.The choice is due to different factors.
1. Features of latitude.If at the start of feeding appear fresh vegetables, it is advisable to introduce vegetable puree.
2. The physical condition of the child.Small, thin, poorly gaining weight baby has soft stools - here's a little consumer cereal.Prone to constipation, a big plump chubby as a first food get vegetables that promote bowel movements.
After the introduction of cereals and vegetables young foodie knows the taste of meat: turkey, beef, rabbit meat.Then you can already cook steam cutlets, light soups to vegetable broth, a variety of child's diet.When choosing cereal, give preference to the best gluten-free - rice, maize, buckwheat.Porridge is better to give close to a year, but better - after, as it slows down the absorption of calcium.
How to cook?
first lure when artificial feeding is prepared without oil, salt and other additives.Taste buds in the adult spoiled sharp, acidic food and sometimes do not adequately perceive the taste of dishes.Natural porridge seems tasteless, sour juice, meat - bland.
To prepare the porridge first, best pound rump into a powder and cook it up.The child, accustomed to the consistency of the mixture, calmly accept gruel.Process ricer: one cooked vegetables (zucchini, carrots) and ground into a puree.
meat is cooked, crushed in a meat grinder or blender and added to vegetable puree.Sometimes, when we introduce solid foods with artificial feeding, you may receive a negative reaction the child's body.This can be:
- changes in stool (color, consistency, frequency);
- skin reactions.
If you have one of these reactions should be discontinued product.It is best to keep a food diary.It should mark the date of entry of a new product, the volume of reaction.Then by the end of the first week of feeding is already possible to speak about is suitable or not the lure.
When to introduce solid foods with artificial feeding is desirable?Pediatricians refer to a period of 5 - 5.5 months, arguing that the industry has improved the quality of infant formula and complementary foods recommended in 4 months is no longer relevant.And crumbs stomach is not ready to digest another, unfamiliar food.
How to feed?
Complementary feeding with mixed feeding, and other kinds of power is carried out by the following rules.
First, gradualism.The new product is available with small doses by the end of the week brought to a total volume of complementary foods.
Secondly, complementary foods should be offered to the mixture or feeding.Feeding volume increases, the volume of the mixture decreases.But sometimes a child himself regulates the sequence: is applied to the breasts before feeding, and then with pleasure eats a few spoonfuls of mashed potatoes.Care should be taken in order to lure in 6-8 months is not too crowded out breastfeeding, because of the decrease in the number of feedings may decrease maternal lactation, and therefore a high risk of early completion.
Third, if the child is a product not approached or did not like, cancel an average of a week or two and then leave again.Reactions can vary.
fruit, cottage cheese, juice, egg yolk entered after about 8 months in microdozes.This is due to the immaturity of the gastrointestinal tract of the baby.
Choose foods as mashed industrial or home-made - it's just the parents.