How to eat baby food
How to eat baby complementary food?
At half-year-old age, it’s time to add complementary food to your baby.
What to eat
how to eat?
Child health experts don’t think they need to pay too much attention to the problems that these two novice mothers often worry about.
“Now a family in the city can say that they can only eat too much and never eat enough.
Lin Suifang, director of the Children’s Health Department of Guangzhou Women’s and Infant Hospital, believes that the more important thing in supplementary foods than “what to eat” is to promote the ability to “eat”.
“Making ‘eating’ into a functional training and psychological guidance, making children feel that ‘eating’ is a pleasant experience and helps them to establish good eating habits.”
Tintin, who ca n’t always eat for 8 months, is very fond of grabbing things.
But every time when eating, Tintin’s little hand is always blocked back again and again.
Occasionally, when a small hand catches the tableware, it will be immediately pulled away by an adult.
“The child is too young, and letting him eat it is a mess. If he is distorted, he will eat the bacteria in his stomach, which will cause trouble for diarrhea.
“The thoughts of Tintin’s parents are also those of most people.
Parents always feel that their babies need to be taken care of, do everything for them, and eat food is hand-to-hand. In doing so, it has collapsed the baby’s requirements for learning and exploration, and has even discouraged the child’s motivation to a certain extent.
Eating must satisfy both the nutritional requirements and the function of functional training.
Lin Suifang introduced that after the full moon, a small soft spoon can be used to feed or feed the baby. After adding supplementary food for 6 months, children should be consciously trained to use cups, bowls, spoons and other tableware to step on swallowing and chewing functions.
“Some parents always use milk bottles to feed rice cereal. The children can only suck and not chew. When they eat noodles and vegetables, they suck them into their mouths. As a result, the children choke or even choke. This is very dangerous.
Lin Suifang said that feeding children is worse than teaching them to eat by themselves.
7 months can allow the bottle to feed, 10 months to practice drinking with a cup, 12 months to use a spoon to hold food, and experience the feeling of aging and fullness, which is conducive to the cultivation of children’s “active eating” ability.
“Don’t eat” is not reluctant, and don’t give up Xiaobo’s taste is already very sensitive when he is half a year old.
He especially likes sweet fruits, and a little bit sour refuses to eat it. He spit out the first time he eats apples.
The family was so scared that they no longer bought apples for Xiaobo, and they also tried to choose very sweet fruits.
When he was two years old, Xiaobo not only refused apples, but also refused to eat tomatoes, oranges, and yogurt, which are very nutritious and slightly sour foods. At this time, the family had made the child develop a habit of partial eating.
Does the baby say no to food mean he really doesn’t like it?
Lin Suifang believes that some babies may be unwilling to eat a lick of a new food for the first time, or discard it after eating a little. This is just that the innate instinct protection mechanism is working and it is a kind of “refusal to new”Reflection is not really offensive.
As you grow up, your taste gradually develops. Foods you did n’t like before are likely to like them all at once. Parents need to understand this correctly.
“It doesn’t matter if you don’t eat now, give him a try in a week or two, or change the pattern, such as changing fruit to juice or replacing salad.
This will try a maximum of 10-15 times and the child will generally be able to accept new food. ”
Eating and playing must not be mixed together. How to make Hong Hong eat well is the biggest headache of Hong Hong mother every day.
When she can’t walk, Hong Hong is bowing her head while playing with toys while eating. Mom always waits for her to feed her when she looks up.
When she was able to walk, she chewed rice in her mouth, but ran to the side to play, and her mother had to hold a rice bowl to feed her.
For Hong Hong, eating is also playing.
She enjoyed the joy of being half-hearted, but the red mother had to spend an hour or even two hours on the agenda.
It is said that this is a kind of helplessness, it is better to say that this is a kind of indulgence.
Lin Suifang said that the habit of concentrating on eating should be cultivated from infancy, and the principle is that eating and playing must not be mixed together.
Then, first create the volume of food, such as the time, place, and environment must be fixed, or let the child do some pre-dinner preparation activities, such as washing hands, taking a bowl, and telling everyone to eat.
During the eating process, parents should talk to their children and talk more, instead of replacing their language with toys or television.
Children do not know how to eat when they are young. Parents should demonstrate and guide themselves.
When children learn and imitate, encourage and praise more, and never criticize. “Only to make the child feel that ‘eating’ is a pleasant experience can he be interested, so he is willing to sit down at the dinner table and concentrate on eating.
However, it is also necessary to control the time of eating, generally half an hour is appropriate.
If you have n’t finished it in half an hour, you would rather remove the tableware and eat it early for the next meal. ”
Several principles for adding complementary foods: One must add complementary foods at the age of 6 months, and replace breast milk until the child is 2 years old.
Under one year old, dairy foods are still the main source of nutrition for babies.
The daily milk volume for children from 6 months to 1 year is 500-600ml, and the daily milk volume for children between 1 and 2 years is 300-500ml.
After weaning, it is best to drink milk for life. Conditionally, it is best to drink formula before 3 years old. After 2 years old, the daily milk volume of 250-300ml is enough.
Second, add complementary foods to strengthen iron foods such as rice cereal, and then gradually add fruit puree, vegetable puree, meat puree, fish puree, liver puree and so on.
Starting from a small amount, the concentration ranges from thin to thick, from slimy to granular to diced food.
Give your baby one new food at a time, and wait for him to adjust before adding another food.
The adaptation period for new foods is usually 3 to 5 days.
Third, complementary food is best to replace fresh food.
If working women don’t have time to prepare these foods, they can also choose imported baby foods on the market, but just pay attention to the shelf life and put them in the refrigerator 48 hours after opening.
4. Try not to add salt, monosodium glutamate, or pungent condiments to your food until the age of one.
Sesame oil, blending oil, olive oil, etc. can be used in small amounts.
Fifth, the juice is too sweet and expected to have less fiber. Drinking more than one will develop a preference for sweet drinks. It is better to eat pulp.