Feeding in the 1st Year of Life

The infant feeding is very important for it to grow strong and healthy. Breast milk is undoubtedly the most complete and adequate food. The WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding until 6 months of age.

Feeding in the 1st Year of Life

For children who are fed LA up to the 4th month of life, the baby should exclusively feed on milk. From this point on, you should start to introduce other foods into your diet progressively.

When to start supplementing your baby

The introduction of new foods into the baby’s diet is one of the most controversial issues surrounding motherhood. You will hear many opinions, some of them truly radical, on this topic. Most importantly, follow the recommendations of your family doctor or pediatrician. development of your baby, and especially your mother’s heart.

Children are all different and their needs too soon there is a magic formula.

Feeding the baby in the first year of life

Introducing new foods is not easy, do not think that the child will start to eat well the first time, it is a slow process and must respect the child’s rhythm.

At 4 months

For children fed LA

dairy, gluten-free, for breakfast or lunch or vegetable soup

dessert of fruit (apple, pear or banana)

Milk to the remaining meals.

At 5 months

dairy gluten free

vegetable soup (at lunch)

fruit desserts

Milk to the remaining meals.

Recipe for the first baby soup

1 small potato

half carrot

1 vegetable

Lettuce, pumpkin, cabbage, broccoli or leek …

New vegetables should always be introduced with a 3-day interval between them to check for possible allergies.

Add a teaspoon of olive oil to the dish, the olive oil should be placed in the soup just before serving.

At 6 months:

dairy with gluten

vegetables soup

fruit dessert

Milk to the remaining meals.

At 7 months:

dairy with gluten

vegetable soup with meat

fruit desserts.

Milk to the remaining meals.

At 8 months:

Alternate the fish soup with that of meat, attention to pimples.

Natural yogurt with 3-4 biscuits Mary or toast

egg yolk 2-3 times a week in soup

Milk to the remaining meals.

After 12 months:

The baby should ingest the family’s diet, albeit with little salt and sugar. Have patience while adapting to new flavors, and insist on it to get used to eating a little of everything.

It may take 1 or 2 months to introduce one or more meals and one or more foods, there is no general consensus on this subject, it should follow your mother instinct as long as consciously.