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Infant Health

If the child is bottle-fed, then feed in the period of the disease, it is recommended fermented milk mixtures, and not fresh, they are easier absorbed and assimilated by the body, improve appetite, normalize the intestinal microflora. Last not least, if your child antibiotics. Who are older. When ARI ill child receiving solid foods, it is better to increase his intake of dairy familiar products. But do not enter the yogurt to the menu of the child, if he had not tried it. Remember the main rule: during an illness no experiments with new products. It is forbidden to try to raise the appetite for foods that the child not received, otherwise than respiratory disease, you will be treated well, and gastrointestinal or allergic. During his illness much to drink should not only babies, but all children.

Permitted to offer weak tea, juice, fruit compote. Of juice is recommended to avoid too sour and too sweet, as they cause irritation of the mucous membranes of the mouth and increased cough. If a baby has vomiting or nausea, then drink neobholimo just a little bit cool. Peter A. Levine PhD might disagree with that approach. In acute illness all the dishes let's warm in the liquid or semisolid form. Vegetables and fruits are boiled until soft and rub, meat and fish prepared mashed potatoes or souffle (even if the child is eating burgers).

It is very convenient in the period of the disease use specialized canned baby food, has a delicate texture. With difficulty swallowing or pain in the throat should be excluded sharp, salty and acidic foods. But the candy is very domustimy, especially mint. With a strong cough not let crackers, cookies, nuts, sour, and very sweet fruits or berries. Make sure, that during coughing child will not choke. As the healing power baby can become more a full and varied. To make it easier body to fight infection, especially now he needs a high-protein foods. Therefore the child is permitted to offer large quantities of a few cheese, meat sauce, egg yolk, as well as children's canned meat and poultry. However, despite the advice of the older generation, save the baby from stock – in the diet of young children, this product is strictly not recommended! You also need to think about replenishment of stocks of vitamin child's body, which at the time of distress is strongly depleted. If the crumb is exclusively breastfed, mom is desirable to use a regular multivitamin complexes in the therapeutic dose, mainly vitamin C. Babies on the advice of the pediatrician even give vitamins and vitamin drinks. During the disease do not ignore the requests of the child. If it is not soda and potato chips do not, listen to the children's request, 'Mom, I want to …'. On the other hand, do not bring heavy sacrifice of the exotic and expensive products. Try to keep a diet and medication, follow recommendations of a pediatrician or annotations. If your baby worries runny nose, try to first blow, drip, and then offer food. If the assigned rinse mouth, then they should be performed after Pius food, but not before. Note that all medical procedures related to the throat – lubrication, rinsing, irrigation, inspection spatula – may end in vomiting. And be prepared to tinker with serving dishes and interesting – the results can surpass all your expectations: two-three-year babies like a joyful, bright view table with some surprises.

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.