From bottle to porridge to normal food

It is recommended that babies are exclusively breastfed for about half a year, if this is possible and if you wish, and then slowly introduced to other foods. Even with commercial infant formula feeding, the introduction of other foods should not occur before the seventh month. premature complementary food Feeding brings no nutritional benefit, but increases the risk of allergies. So that you can quickly identify an allergy in your child, should all paps for infants should consist of as few ingredients as possible, and new foods should be introduced one at a time. Some children receive so-called complementary food.


complementary food

The designation complementary food falsely suggests that this is a special diet that the child receives between breastfeeding or the first bottle feeding and normal eating. From six months at the earliest, but usually from the ninth month, when the child can sit up and has its first little teeth, it becomes interested in solid food. From about the ninth month, a small child can basically eat the same as a big child, or the adults. There are just a few things to consider when transitioning the child from baby food. Eating itself is not only a supply of energy to the body, but also a social event that you should definitely let your child take part in. People sit together at the table, talk, look, taste, smell and touch. In this way, all the senses are addressed. If you feed your child alone, they will be full afterwards, but they will have to avoid seeing the different foods, smelling them one by one, touching them and tasting how they taste. This is a ritual that you should not withhold from your child.

Bottle, porridge, normal food

Since every child is different and individual, there are no straight guidelines as to what, when, which child, at what time, etc. gets. But we, the team, have put together a few clues for you.

From about the seventh month your little one can eat carrots, potatoes, bananas, pears, apples, butter, germ oil and oatmeal; here you can, for example, select 3 or 4 ingredients and add them to one baby porridge mix and pass. If you your infant feed, do not lick the spoon beforehand, because remember that tooth decay is transmitted.

From around the eighth month you can start your infant Whole milk, cauliflower, broccoli, fennel, cucumber and zucchini. You will find out what your baby thinks very soon. It is best to cook the treats until they are soft, because the little teeth are not yet used to biting.

From about the tenth month there is for that infant also bread, yoghurt, curd cheese, jam, cheese, tomatoes and corn avocados and peas. Actually everything you eat, not too spicy. Hold back on seasoning at all, it can affect the taste of the child. The motto “less is more” definitely applies here.

Author: Editors/Katrin

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