Dr. Komorowski spoke about the main rules and terms of complementary foods

Lure is any food that a child receives during the first year of life with mother's milk.

When to start solid foods?

Mom may be difficult to decide to start feedingBecause no consensus on this issue is not so far. WHO or, for example, the American Academy of Pediatrics give different advice and guidance. However, they are all in some way connected with two views:
  • Complementary feeding should begin at the age of 4 to 6 months,
  • To lure the baby can be 6 months.

Recently, a second embodiment of fans has increased, so, according to Dr. Komarovsky, optimum start solid foods at 6 months.

What to lure baby?

Good options for weaning recognized products with grain and milk-grain nature, this includes milk porridge made from grain flour, biscuits, pasta.

Attention! Should prepare porridge by using adapted to infant formula based on milk.

Also, the mother can be used for feeding fruits, vegetables and berries, both fresh and canned juices and purees; food products made from rabbit, poultry, beef, pork; fish, birds' eggs, dairy products, and combined dishes.

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The sequence and timing of weaning foods

The Ministry of Health estimates that in the first place the child should be given enriched with vitamins and microelements porridge (the permitted age - from 4.5-5.5 months), then you can try vegetables and meat puree. Fruit purees and juices should be given after 6 months, and cheese - at the age of 6.5 months.

Kefir and yogurt are allowed in 9-12 months, and the milk is not recommended to give the first year of baby's life, is replaced with formula milk.

The basic rules of feeding

Komorowski recalled that up to 4 months of my mother should not even think about feeding. Up to 6 months, complementary feeding is possible, but it will perform most functions of psychological preparation of the child than biological. It is necessary to pay attention to such signs of readiness for complementary feeding:

  • Weight at birth has doubled,
  • The child holds his head well, he learned to sit,
  • The child sometimes turns demonstrating refusal to eat,
  • baby's tongue does not commit ejection reflex movements.

In addition, the child should express the desire meal mom and dad try.

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