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The food nourishes the life of the child in each of its different periods of development: infancy, preschool, school and teen. Parents and caregivers, making dietary choices can promote optimal growth, but personal experiences with food, up and guide the child in other aspects such as social, emotional and psychological life. Whatever the age , the child needs the same nutrients as the adult, just change the amounts and proportions. Like every human being, has power to enter, but always relative to their body size. Read the rest of this entry »
1 Parents are those who control the supply lines. ‘s you who decide what foods are purchased at home and when served. Although it is expected that the children can give their parents to let them eat less nutritious foods, it is adults who decide what food come home. Children will not be left hungry because at home there what they most want to eat. They will eat whatever is in the cupboards and the fridge. If your child’s favorite snack is nothing nutritious, still and all, you can buy it from time to time to not gorged on the food as soon falls into their hands. Read the rest of this entry »
Food diversification occurs in infants after the first four months the baby is fed only milk (breast or first age). This is usually about the fifth or sixth month, we begin by introducing other foods, starting with vegetables in addition to milk.
It generally begins with dinner noon, then also at night. Can be given food mixed with a spoon flexible. But at the beginning, we can also replace some of the milk bottle with a little vegetable puree (“house” or in a small pot) at the beginning, replacing 30 ml of water + a measure of the second age milk powder by about 30 mg of mashed vegetables. As in, it decreases the amount of milk in favor of the vegetable puree to arrive two weeks after a meal containing about five measures of milk.
While milk consumption gradually decreases second age, the child will require 500 ml of milk per day to his two years. Read the rest of this entry »
The digestive tract has a very rich local immune system in the mucosa, complete with a draining lymph node is very important. This system protects the body from viral antigens, bacterial and parasitic diseases by an effective immune response that seeks to eliminate them. The immune system must also recognize the dietary protein to accept their passage through the mucosa. A food actually contains many proteins. Many of them turn out to be allergens. A food can contain forty different allergens. Read the rest of this entry »
There are always periods when children are very picky and eat certain foods do not want. As long as developing body size and body weight, age appropriate and the kids are awake and alert, must make the parents worry. Children imitate adult role models and need to be happy. When parents eat a balanced and happy, then generally the offspring followed the good example. Sometimes children use the meals but also for power struggles to impose its will. This is what parents should not get involved. A quiet, stress-free atmosphere at the table is the requirement that it tastes good. With “food detractors” Parents should have patience and they always offer a variety of food. One day, curiosity and try to win the children. If they can also help with the cooking, the chance is high that the meal is eaten. Read the rest of this entry »
A child well-rested child is happier and well rested some parents say no! Sleep is an issue that seriously concerned parents, and many specialists who have addressed the issue being its most disparate opinions.
On the one hand, there are methods that consider the children have to learn to sleep alone. The standard of this stream is the book ‘Child Sleep’ by Eduard Estivill. Recommends establishing a routine for bedtime, and then the child should remain only in your room, even cry. In this case, to enter the console, the book provides a table of waiting times. Read the rest of this entry »
The growth of a child can be monitored by measuring its size, weight and head circumference (head circumference). In the health book, some pages allow you to keep track of these measures and compare them with the values usually observed in France.
Extent that the doctor?
The doctor measures three parameters: the size and head circumference (in centimeters) and weight (in kilograms). From the size and weight, it calculates the BMI (body mass index). These four values are recorded on graphs contained between 76 and 81 pages of health records. Read the rest of this entry »
Start with 2 tablespoons of natural apple (fruit with white flesh), previously cooked and mashed and do more each day than 2 teaspoons in 2 .. Suppose you start a Monday to give the apple, then on Tuesday must give 4 tablespoons, 6 teaspoons Wednesday, Thursday 8 and so on. A mid-week, say on Thursday that it has 8 teaspoons of apple, 2 teaspoons now introduce another fruit (of preference pulp color) such as peach, let’s NOT give the apple was already previously given, then for example, on Thursday and was eating apples 8 teaspoons, far apart can provide the latter and also 2 teaspoons peach. On Friday, the baby will be eating 10 teaspoons 4 teaspoons apple and peach and so on. On Saturday 12 teaspoons of apple and peach 6. Read the rest of this entry »
At 2 years, the child begins to have 4 meals a day
After 2 years of age the child for 4 meals a day (breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner) and in some cases can take a supplement in the form of dairy milk and cookies before bedtime. It is of fundamental importance to distribute the energy intake of the four basic foods such as eating habits at this age will be the guide for the adult age.
The calories should be distributed as follows
Breakfast 25% of caloric intake of the day
30% food energy intake of the day
Snack 15% of caloric intake of the day
Dinner 30% of caloric intake of the day Read the rest of this entry »