How to introduce complementary feeding vegetable
Vegetables should enter into the diet of the child as the first feeding about 3 - 4 months (the exact period will indicate the children's doctor). It can be mashed squash, turnip, pumpkin or potatoes. Kids who receive a first feeding porridge, especially the purchase, often too accustomed to a sweet thick mass and then reluctant to eat fruits and vegetables.
You will need:
- vegetables; - juice; - vegetable oil; - Milk; - Salt.
Instruction how to introduce solid foods vegetable
Purée in a first feeding is especially important for children who were born prematurely, as well as for patients with rickets and diathesis. Begin to make vegetable soup in front of one of the daily feedings, proposing to start a couple of teaspoons. The next day you can already give 4-5 teaspoons - etc. Gradually 7-10 days the first solid foods can be brought back to normal - 100-150, after the vegetable puree baby can be given a little bit of juice.
Children's doctors are advised to introduce vegetables in the following order: cauliflower, carrots, zucchini, squash, turnips, potatoes, cabbage, beets and green beans.
When the crumb gets used to puree a vegetable, it is necessary to begin to cook dishes from 2-3 vegetables, more appropriate, since mixed puree contains a complete set of nutrients. It should be remembered that potatoes should not be more than half of the food, because it contains a lot of starch and too little calcium. Thus before mashing potatoes is better to soak.
Later in the vegetable puree can begin to add the egg yolk and minced meat.
At home, easy to prepare mashed potatoes. For example, take a puree of carrots. For 100 g of food will need 100 grams of carrots, 25 ml of milk, a teaspoon of vegetable oil and a pinch of salt. Carrots should be rinsed with a brush, cleaned, cut into slices, pour boiling water and simmer under the lid tightly closed to full boiling water. Warm carrots should be wiped and add to it the warmed milk and salt. The resulting mixture should boil for 2-3 minutes. The finished puree is recommended to add the vegetable oil.