As the first to introduce solid foods
The best food for a newborn baby is breast milk. Experts recommend to breastfeed up to a year, and some - even up to 2 years. But from 3-4 months should be administered first solid foods. Since the baby is gradually transferred to the common table. You can use ready-made meals, industrial or prepare themselves as the first feeding. But in all cases we must understand that food must meet the needs of the growing organism.
You will need:
Fruit juices, fruit and vegetable purees, milk porridge, cottage cheese, yogurt, crackers and cookies, white bread, meat, fish.
Instruction how to enter the first solid foods
Timing the introduction of complementary foods should first define the local doctor. For health reasons, some children "new" products are introduced later. It is advisable to keep a diary in which to specify the date of introduction of the new product and the body's response to it.
In the process of accustoming the child's body to a new diet should observe a few rules: - to give solid foods before breast-feeding; - Be introduced gradually, starting with small doses; - Transition to a new lure in 7 days. So you can understand how the body reacts to the baby for the new product; - If the child appeared allergic reaction or upset digestion, it is necessary to stop the introduction of the product; - Should not be given the same lure twice a day.
First of all it is necessary to introduce baby products that have low-allergenic properties. It is the juice of green apples, then - pear, plum, apricot, peach, black currant, carrot, cherry. Start with the clarified juice, then offer a pulp. The initial dose should be between 3 to 5 drops, then gradually increase to daily norm. To calculate the necessary rules toddler age multiplied by 10 (3 months - 30 ml, 4 - 40 ml, etc.). Once the body gets used to one-component juices can be administered multicomponent. This juice, which consist of two kinds of fruit: apple and carrot, apple, plum, etc..
Two weeks should be given fruit and berry puree. Start with apple sauce, ask your child to eat half a teaspoon. Gradually increasing to 2 tablespoons for 7 days. The amount of daily allowance is calculated similarly to the juices. Then you can give mashed cherries, pears, plums, cherries, banana.
With 4.5-5.5 injected vegetable puree with 1-2 teaspoons. Within 10 days the volume is increased to 100 grams. Please give the zucchini, then - a pumpkin, carrots, cauliflower, cabbage and later.
With 5 months should begin to give milk porridge. However, if the baby milk intolerance or allergy to it, then boil it in water. First of all, let's rice, buckwheat, corn porridge. Then - oatmeal and semolina. Most of the nutritional value of cereals are of several cereals with the addition of vegetable puree. Only they should be given by the end of the first year.
From 5-6 months, you can give your baby cheese. Only the first time it should be thoroughly rubbed with breast milk. Begin to give a 1/2 tsp.
From 6 months it is recommended to enter the yolk, starting with 1/8, and gradually leading up to 1/2 a day. Protein children up to a year to give it is not recommended, it can cause allergies.
From 7 months, you can give your baby wheat bread and meat. Preferably lean meat: turkey, chicken, veal, rabbit, pork. First, give the child in the form of puree, and when the first teeth appear - cutlets, meatballs.
At 8 months, injected yogurt, replacing one breastfeeding. From 9 months is recommended to give fish. Preference was given to low-fat varieties. Begin to give 1/2 teaspoon, bringing to 60 grams. Thus, by the end of the first year of life the child is fully translated into the common table.