Timing of introduction of complementary foods
Products for the introduction of complementary foods
Juices should be injected no earlier than 3 monthsLife of the child. First, juice should be given in minimal amounts (0.5 tsp), increasing to 30-40 ml in the following 5-7 days. The volume of consumed juice in 4-5 months. Can be 40-50 ml, at 9-12 months of age - 80-100 ml.
Fruit puree is the second componentComplementary foods. It can enter the baby's diet after a successful two-week use of juices. First, it should be puree from one type of fruit, for example, apple, plum, pear, etc. Then you can give your child a two-component puree and then a mashed potatoes from several types of fruits.
Terms for the introduction of mashed potatoes are as follows:
- Homogenized - suitable for children 3.5-5 months of age;
- Puree - designed for 6-9-month-old babies;
- Coarse - for children 9-12 months.
Fruit puree should first be given for 0.5 tsp., Increasing the volume in the next 5-7 days to 40 g per day at the age of 4 months. At the age of 5 months, the amount of puree can be 50 grams, at 9-12 months of age - 90-100 g. The daily amount of mashed potatoes in grams should be equal to the age of the child in months multiplied by a factor of 10.
Vegetable puree is introduced into the diet from 4.5-5.0 months. First of all, it should be a puree from one type of vegetable, then a two-component puree, and then a mixture of different kinds of vegetables. Firstly, vegetable purees are added 1 tsp each, increasing the volume to 100-135 g per day at the age of 4 months in the next 5-7 days. From 5-6 months. The amount of mashed potatoes can be 150 g, at the age of 9-12 months - 180 - 200 g.
Cereal lure in the form of porridge isTraditional and introduced into the infant's diet from 4 months of age. First porridge is given in the amount of 1 tsp, in the next 5-7 days bringing the volume of porridge to 150 g per day at 4 months of age. The amount of cereal in 7-8 months can be 180 g, at 9-12 months of age - 180-200 g. The first to introduce porridge from one cereal, then two-component, starting from 6 months - multicomponent.
Meat dishes vary in type of meat. Introduce in the diet of the baby, taking into account the characteristics of his digestive tract and the degree of grinding at different ages:
- For 6 months old children - homogenized puree;
- For children of 7-8 months of age - puree puree;
- For the age of 9 - 12 months. Suitable mashed potatoes;
- For the age of 11-12 months, steam chops are introduced.
Meat puree is injected with 5 grams, increasing the amountPure meat by 6 months to 30 g, by 8-9 months to 50 g and by 9-12 months - to 60- 70 g. Preparation of home meat broth for children under one year is not recommended because of the high content of extractives. From 8-9 months. Instead of meat puree, you can give the child a fish dish (1-2 times a week) from cod, flounder, salmon, etc. But if the child has a risk of developing allergies (with a family history), the skin has manifestations of dermatitis, then you need to enter the fish Not earlier than one year old.
At the age of 5 to 9 months, the baby should eat 30-40 grams of baby cottage cheese per day, at 9-12 months. - 50 g.
To develop the masticatory and grasping abilities of a child, give it (at 5-6 months of age) crackers or baby cookies (5-10 g). At 7-8 months. Introduce 5-10 grams per day wheat bread.
Vegetable oil, which contains polyunsaturated fatty acids, is administered to children from 4.5 months, then from 5 months - butter.
The main drink is filtered boiled water or a special water drink. Home compotes of berries and fruits are recommended to give the child at the age of 1 year.