How to introduce solid foods vegetables
Purée is completely new and rather unusual dish for a child. Therefore, the first acquaintance with the new food must be made as pleasant as possible and safer for the baby's health.
Instruction how to introduce solid foods vegetables
To avoid problems, spoon feeding soft purchase. Do not force a child to eat, just quietly attach a spoonful of vegetable puree to her lips and wait for the baby alone took it into his mouth. Be prepared for the fact that breastfeeding will take a lot of time.
Vegetables are able to activate the work of the gastrointestinal tract. Fiber contained in them, contributes to its operation and the establishment of production of enzymes. In addition, the baby along with the vegetable puree receives natural vitamins and nutrients.
Babies who are bottle-fed, give the recommended vegetable puree from 5 months. And children who are breastfed - 6 months. After 7 months yolk can be administered, starting with a minor amount of gradually increasing the amount to ½ teaspoon.
Ricer does not take much time, so it needs to be prepared immediately before the feeding.
Most sweet and light for children's stomach vegetables - carrots and pumpkin. They are able to normalize bowel function and contain vitamin A, which is very useful for vision. But do not forget that the bright colors vegetables can cause allergic reactions in children. This also applies to tomatoes.
Very useful is a puree of peas and beans. But it is not recommended to feed their children up to 7-8 months. They include specific sugar and vegetable fiber that can cause colic and intestinal irritation. In addition, it is better mixed and mashed with other vegetables and not give a neat.
Introduction mash should occur alternately, and at intervals of not less than 3 days. If you enter a few vegetables, and the child is not allergic, you can give him mixed vegetables.
Vegetables before cooking definitely wash under running water, rub with stiff brush and leave it in clean water for 20-30 minutes. Cook over low heat untreated. After cooking, rub them on a fine grater or chop in a blender. The finished sauce can be mixed with breast milk or formula.
At the first stage in the introduction of baby vegetable puree diet give him 1 teaspoon of one-component meals. Then gradually increase the dose. For once the child can eat about 150-200 grams of vegetable puree.