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Introduction of complementary feeding with artificial feeding

Beginning of complementary foods

To introduce complementary feeding with artificial feedingIt is recommended starting with vegetable puree, which should include: potatoes, cauliflower, zucchini. This puree as the first complementary food is suitable for healthy children on artificial feeding. It is rich in vitamins, minerals, pectins and fiber, which is very necessary for the growth of the baby's body. The products are steamed and then ground using a blender. Instead of a blender, you can use a large sieve or mash vegetables (to a uniform consistency) using a metal fork. To the baby, the taste of food does not seem very unusual, you can pour in the resulting puree mixture. Include in the beginning of complementary feeding to artificial porridge is not recommended. The introduction of cereals as the first complementary food occurs after the appointment of a pediatrician, in the event that the child badly gaining weight.

A new dish is best given to a crumb before,As you feed it with a mixture. It is best if it is morning, because in this case you can control the reaction of the baby's body to the lure. For the first time, half the tea spoon will be enough for the whole meal. After that, the crumb must be supplemented with the help of adapted milk.

If the introduction of the first complementary meal did not entail(Rash, indigestion), the next day give the baby is 1-2 hp. Mashed potatoes from the same vegetables. On the third day you can safely give the child about 30 g of this dish. In order to diversify the taste of the dish, it is worth adding a few drops of vegetable or olive oil in the mashed potatoes.

Remember that with a gradual and smooth increasePortions of vegetables and a decrease in the amount of the mixture, within 10-12 days you must go out to one feeding in full. At the moment when the lure reaches 120-150 grams of puree from vegetables, you can stop breastfeeding.

The second feeding

It is carried out after a nap. In his menu you can include porridge or fruit puree. Approximately 6.5-7 months are replaced by two feedings: the first - the morning, the second - the evening. The rest of the time - the usual mixture. At night, you can slightly retreat from the set menu and make a serving of your constant milk.

Cereals (buckwheat, rice, corn porridge)Are included in the diet in a month (not earlier than 6 months). After 8 months, you can enter gluten-containing cereals (semolina, oatmeal). Giving cereal is starting with 1-2 tsp, bringing to the amount of 120-150 g, adding to the porridge 3-4 g of butter (ghee).

It is important in intervals between meals to giveBaby drink. Up to 1 year, the daily water norm is calculated according to a special formula: the number of months of crumbs is multiplied by 50 ml of water. Drinking a child with fruit juices is best when he is already a year old. Instead of juice, compotes from dried fruits can perfectly suit.

Features of early complementary feeding with artificial feeding

Early start of complementary feeding with artificialFeeding is explained by the fact that babies during this type of feeding, along with a substitute for women's milk, receive a huge number of "foreign" food substances that are part of this milk. This contributes to the child's adaptation to this diet. The bait must be started individually, based on the recommendations of the pediatrician.

Start feeding with artificial feedingYou need with a small dose of the product, gradually increasing it. It is not recommended to include two new products into the lure. All dishes of complementary foods should be puree-like consistency, in which there should be no small pieces that can cause difficulties when swallowing. Only with age you can safely go to a thick, and later dense food. Having introduced complementary feeding, it is necessary to switch to the 5th mode of feeding. The best time for the first meal is a day. It is necessary to give lure from the spoon, before feeding the mixture.

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