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Have you ever wondered how much milk you have to take your baby? Today we will explain. In infants fed breast milk exclusively, milk intake increases rapidly during the first weeks of life, and then remains between one and six months; but you have to take into account the changes occurring in the intake of breast milk, which may vary with the age and weight of the baby at this time.
Babies fed exclusively on breast milk take an average of about 750 ml. day from 1 month to 6 months, but may vary as discussed, depending on factors such as weight, when the baby has met six months intake milk depend on the intake of other foods, so the consumer milk begins to decrease gradually.
Infants under one month of age and those older than six months, take milk intake below the established average. During the first week, your baby will take between 30 ml and 60 ml at each feeding, when the baby is one month old, it will probably take between 90 and 120 ml. at each feeding, consuming a day between 400-800 ml. Read the rest of this entry »
Autumn arrives and we want to teach healthy habits to feed our children at this time of year. Sure you try to give your children healthy food to grow strong, healthy and fit, and teach them healthy habits as a major goal of parents is to prepare the children to face the world, teaching them how to make good decisions, instill healthy habits will become healthy adults.
Healthy habits in infant feeding in autumn
- ● One of the best gifts you can give your children, is a culinary sense, teach him how to train your taste buds to enjoy many different flavors to get all the nutrients they need.
- ● Get the kids to eat foods of all colors, to find the necessary nutrients, you find mainly in fruits and vegetables and if you garden, let it be involved in the planting, tending and harvesting of food.
Feeding the babies, up to six months of life, must be exclusively breast milk on demand. However, after the first six months of life, when starts the introduction phase feed, it is possible to increase the small menu with juices, fruits and teas.
Although they seem harmless, the Teas can be harmful for children, since they are not yet with the digestive system completely formed and adapted. Therefore, it is important to choose the herbs known to be safe.
Teas ideal for children
In addition to striving for security, it is also important to analyze the properties of the tea. Teas with high content of caffeine or stimulants are not indicated. Examples of these are: green tea, black tea and mate tea. Read the rest of this entry »
Feed our baby requires time and attention. This should be an act of love, patience, and integration between the mother and the baby and not just a quick action.
From that the baby is born until it begins to eat solid foods about, you need to create a special environment for this activity, which not only will make the unique moment but it can also help you to you as a mother to relax and unwind for a moment of arduous tasks involving maternity. They will also create in your baby sensations and memories fundamental to their optimal development.
As well mentioned, the environment when it comes to feeding your baby must be perfect, if you feel stressed, is ill or suffers from a problem that prevents him from feeding properly, this attention will make your feed a special stimulant, also for you. Take the time to do it with calm and much, but much love. Read the rest of this entry »
The infant’s gut is still very fragile and requires attention twice that of an adult. In this era of transformation, current address problems with constipation, stool or gas parched. It is important to observe how your baby’s intestine, since each has a different rhythm.
When the baby shows signs of bowel problems or change in the number of times you need to alter evacuates power for the digestion is regulated back to normal. Here are some nutrition tips for your baby to work well:
If you notice that your baby distended abdomen, tries hard to evacuate or cries with colic, may be constipated. Read the rest of this entry »
In the early years, children have an amazing ability to learn. In two years and are able to undress, they begin to talk, to eat alone and manipulate toys alone. It is important that from the first year of a child’s life to give you a spoon to start manipulate with the intention of learning to feed himself. At first it will be a very difficult task for parents.
At this stage in which we begin to teach our son to eat we will realize that it is impossible to keep it clean as he eats, so it is important to put a plastic bib that can be washed easily. It is important that you be a task but very dirty, so let learn.
It is best to use two spoons, one for himself and to use only, and the other is to enter his attempts you feed, should not diminish the amount of intake that is learning to feed himself. Remember that if it gets dirty is not important, the important thing is to learn. Read the rest of this entry »
Knowing when a baby is ready to eat food by itself is not difficult. According to the experts recommend, just set ourselves attentively at what point do they take things with their fingers as tweezers. This usually happens around 9 months, but every child is individuality, so that moms should observe their children specific phenomenon. You can start earlier or slightly delayed.
At 9 months or so children are playing an active role in your diet. Best for food then take your fingers are pieces of ripe fruit and cooked vegetables and soft dough. To avoid getting stuck should be cut into cubes as a quarter inch or small pieces.
At 2 years still not convenient foods like peanuts give. First you have to check for allergies in the family. Moreover, this type of food causes much saliva, which can lead to suffocation. Read the rest of this entry »
The baby sleepy feeds needs routine scheduled as more than a “program according to demand” until it begins to wake up alone. This is necessary for the welfare of your baby and also ensure to milk production.
Be patient and persevering during this period. If nothing works, try again after half an hour. Your baby will be more attentive and show interest in suck it increases your appetite.
However, the following are tips to know if your baby is getting enough:
- ● You should be able to see and hear your baby swallowing the third or fourth day.
The potato is a vegetable which in many cases fattening. It also has many minerals and vitamins that help control blood pressure in the body without increasing or provide too many calories.
As for the food, but in the smaller, is recommended only as of the six months. So, keep in mind that before you can give any kind of potatoes. It is a food easy to digest, besides that it has a huge nutritional value.
Over time consumption has been growing and has expanded worldwide to position it as one of the foods major to man, and in this case, a food that can be mashed up to the smallest. Read the rest of this entry »
Parenting should not exhaust you, neither you nor your partner. The traditional family mold (beyond the biological by breastfeeding) says that mom stays home and takes care of the baby and dad goes to work and returns after several hours of absence from home.
Something that should not happen is that both one is overflowing and almost to tears baby care leave in the hands of another, by saturation (which has nothing to do with the presence or absence of love).
How to avoid or at least minimize these problems? We did a small survey among friends and acquaintances. Here are the answers… Read the rest of this entry »