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Feed Your Infant Safely

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Give your baby 1 solid food at a time for a few days to help determine if he or she is allergic to any of the foods. Start your baby on iron-fortified infant cereal, and then slowly add fruits, vegetables, and meats. Feed your baby small amounts of food at first.

Start with just a. Breastfeeding is the ideal choice for infant feeding, but there are several reasons you may decide to give your baby formula. If you are unable to breastfeed, decide not to breastfeed, or choose to supplement your breast milk, formula is. Avoid giving your child raw carrots, unpeeled apples, nuts, hard candies, and other foods that present a choking hazard. In a highchair, always use restraining straps that run around your child’s.

Babies need real food. Not only is this a simple approach for parents, but it’s safe, too, because you’re able to start your children on a healthy approach to eating. Developing a.

Foods and Drinks for 6 to 24 Month Olds When your child is about 6 months old, you can start introducing him or her to foods and drinks other than breast milk and infant formula. The foods and drinks you feed your child are sometimes called complementary foods. Publication name: Formula feeding: How to feed your baby safely.

Date: 03 February 2020. Description: This is the latest guidance on how to safely make up infant formula. View options: Download files. _Formula feeding booklet-Jan2020-English.pdf [2.28. Breast milk or formula is the only food your newborn needs. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breast-feeding for the first six months after birth.

But by ages 4 months to 6 months, most babies are ready to begin eating solid foods as a complement to breast-feeding or formula-feeding. Oh, the round foods that can be a serious choking hazard. These foods may be scary, but when they are cut in half (blueberries) or quartered (grapes and cherry tomatoes), babies are able to eat them safely also around 9-12 months old. The skin on cherry tomatoes and grapes can be a little tougher, and some parents prefer to skin them. Mix cereal with 4 to 5 teaspoons breast milk or formula. (It will be very runny.) Increase to 1 tablespoon of pureed food, or 1 tablespoon of cereal mixed with breast milk or formula, twice a day.

If you’re giving cereal, gradually thicken the consistency by using less liquid. You need to feed your baby very often, but little amounts. Remember, your baby doesn’t really know how to do things yet. Tiny amounts let them adapt to eating. As they learn, they’ll develop motions such as expressions, hand movements, or head movements to signal and let you know they need food.

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If that advice is incorrect and the parents use unsafe practices for formula preparation and feeding, the infant is at risk for foodborne illness and burns.

“Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book” by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, Deitra Leonard Lowdermilk, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay, David Wilson, Cheryl A. Sams
from Maternal Child Nursing Care in Canada E-Book
by Shannon E. Perry, Marilyn J. Hockenberry, et. al.
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016

The nurse should teach parents the basic principles of safe bottle feeding to prevent problems that can result in illness or injury: • Nurses should warn parents of the risk of an infant choking when left alone while feeding and should explain the dangers of propping a bottle.

“Leifer's Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada E-Book” by Gloria Leifer, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay
from Leifer’s Introduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing in Canada E-Book
by Gloria Leifer, Lisa Keenan-Lindsay
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2019

Researchers also found that infants who were bottle fed in early infancy were more likely to empty the bottle or cup of milk in late infancy than infants who were breast fed (Li, Fein, and Grummer-Strawn, 2010).

“Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing E-Book” by David Wilson, Marilyn J. Hockenberry
from Wong’s Essentials of Pediatric Nursing E-Book
by David Wilson, Marilyn J. Hockenberry
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

Current NHS guidelines recommend that a baby should only be fed breast milk or infant formula milk up until the age of six months.

“The Blissful Baby Expert” by Lisa Clegg
from The Blissful Baby Expert
by Lisa Clegg
Ebury Publishing, 2014

Honey should be avoided in the first 12 months because of the risk of infant botulism (see Chapter 35); pacifiers should not be coated with honey to encourage the infant to take it.

“Wong's Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book” by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
from Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children E-Book
by Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

The infant is exclusively fed a cow milk–based commercial formula when she is with the mother; the grandmother believes that the child should also receive juice diluted with water because of the warm weather.

“Blueprints Pediatrics” by Bradley Marino
from Blueprints Pediatrics
by Bradley Marino
Wolters Kluwer Health, 2019

Breast milk is considered the safest infant food source during an emergency situation.

“Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series” by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
from Joints and Connective Tissues: General Practice: The Integrative Approach Series
by Kerryn Phelps, Craig Hassed
Elsevier Health Sciences APAC, 2012

Parents should not force the baby to finish the bottle and should feed on cue when the baby shows signs of hunger.

“Perinatal Nursing” by Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A. Creehan, Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
from Perinatal Nursing
by Kathleen Rice Simpson, Patricia A. Creehan, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses
Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008

Breastfeeding should be the first strategy to soothe infant cries, because it instantly and automatically brings the infant his mother’s presence, food, comfort, warmth, natural endorphins, and immune protection (Carbajal et al., 2003; Gray et al., 2002).

“Breastfeeding and Human Lactation” by Karen Wambach, Jan Riordan
from Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
by Karen Wambach, Jan Riordan
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2016

Giving your baby solid foods before he or she has the motor skills to swallow them may lead to infant choking.

“Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year” by Mayo Clinic
from Mayo Clinic Guide to Your Baby’s First Year
by Mayo Clinic
RosettaBooks, 2012

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  • 4:45 “obviously when you breast feed, your kid gets the antibodies and is healthier and smarter”
    �� Gee thanks. Damn, I guess my formula fed baby will just be statistically stupid and unhealthy their whole life. ��‍♀️

  • Hello doctor… i am a new mom to 2 month old boy and i want to travel to my mom”s as i am here alone and getting difficult for me to take care of everything, its a 2 hours flight journey kindly advice how can i take precaution to protect my baby… pls help its urgent…

  • The..Kai..vaave…,innu..sharikyum..ithu..venam…Ninakku.Oh..kashatunde…/nee onnu Ushaar…aavu…kutty…/please..ente…Vaa..vee..alle.U cannot imagine..how much ur..sadness is worrying..me.”Avan..aarodum..oru Vaaku chodikyaade…angu..poovum,pinne..vishamikyum..”..oh..Ba..bie..Ba..bie../ninodu..aara..paranje..ellam vittu pogaan..I cannot do it..,because wherever..I go,am.carrying u..,sono use leaving a particular platform…/Enthayaalum..pottu..,nokam..Namuuku…veendum..onnu..cheraan….Cheers!!?

  • Doctor, what about sterilization? Do the cups/spoons etc need to be sterilized? Do the fruit need to be steamed? If not, is there any point to maintain the sterilization of the milk bottles? Thank you

  • I think we are in such an odd place culturally. Our mothers and grandmothers were strongly discouraged from breastfeeding. Now that we know the benefits, it’s so hard to toe the line between being encouraging and supportive of women in every variety of feeding. For example, my mom breastfed for 4 months but had no access to a lactation consultant and my grandma used formula, so she stopped when I got a cold because she didn’t have anyone to help her with positioning.

  • Fathers don’t feed or bond with their babies when doing bottle feeding? WTF? You mention caregivers and not dads?? Is this now politically incorrect to mention this?