Supplementary Food for Babies

Recently, scientists assert that it is not necessary to hasten the introduction of complementary foods. Since the baby in 3 months is just beginning to form an adequate level of immunity of the intestine, a number of mature digestive enzymes begin to work arrangements to help swallow food. To refrain from the introduction of complementary foods before 6 months, there are many reasons: The child may decrease the need for sucking, which would reduce the stay of breast milk. The early lures and switch to IV may cause the appearance of allergic diseases in children. The child may be intolerant foreign product because of lack of preparation of digestive system.

It is not excluded infection toddler body through food, not yet ready to resist. But the introduction of complementary foods after six months can cause problems with the adaptation of the organism to food. There The following rules introduction of complementary foods: Complementary feeding should be given before breast-feeding. To begin the introduction of any new product can only be when the baby is healthy. You can not start the introduction of complementary foods in hot weather and during time of vaccination (one week before vaccination and one week after). New products should start to give in small amounts (with juice 0.5 teaspoon, and mashed potatoes and oatmeal – 1 teaspoon) and gradually increased up to a week full portion. The next type of feeding should begin to enter no earlier than 2 weeks. Immediately after the baby was feeding, you attach it to your chest! Feeding let's not from a bottle through the nipple, and a teaspoon small portions (at the tip of a spoon) and gently place the baby in the middle of the tongue, then it is easy to swallow it. Never feed a child in a reclining position! A kid can drown, to be fed at an angle of 45 degrees.

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