1, 0 to 6 months
The baby does not need any supplementary food at all. Breast milk and formula milk can provide the baby with sufficient nutrition. Breastfeeding babies must not add water or other beverages to the baby. Breast milk can provide everything the baby needs. The baby's stomach is very small. Drinking water will affect the baby's milk and affect the baby's weight gain. Babies who drink formula milk only need to add some boiled water to the baby when the summer is hot.
Babies from 0 to 6 months old can only suck, and are not very good at chewing and swallowing. When a foreign body enters the mouth, it will push the foreign body out with the tongue to protect itself. At this time, it is not suitable to add any solid food supplement. This tongue reaction will disappear when the baby is 4 to 6 months old, after which it is possible to add food.
2, 6 months
Start to add supplementary food to the baby at 6 months, the baby can already sit upright at this time, and can accept the supplementary food, but it should be increased step by step. At this time, the baby is also beginning to grow teeth.
You can start with rice noodles and milk at the earliest. Don't be too thick at the beginning, then gradually add fruit puree and vegetable puree such as apples, pears and bananas.
If you are afraid of a single nutrient, you can consider using formula milk to mix rice noodles. There are many rice noodles for babies on the market. Use 60-90 ml of formula milk and an appropriate amount of rice noodles to make a paste. Don't be too thick at the beginning, just like yogurt. Eat one meal each morning and afternoon.
Later, rice noodles + fruit puree and rice noodles + vegetable puree were gradually added. The first fruit puree was apples and pears, peeled and cored, boiled in a pot to soften, and pureed with a baby food maker. Vegetables can be cauliflower and some root vegetables, boiled in water and pureed for the baby to eat.
3, 7 to 9 months
Babies at this stage can start to hold food with their fingers. At 8 or 9 months old, they can start to give them some cooked vegetables and fruits that they can eat with their hands. At first, they can cook sweet potatoes, potatoes, carrots, cauliflower, Apples and pears etc. The baby's rice noodles, vegetable puree and fruit puree can also be thicker, and there can even be some small fruit pieces, and the variety should be increased as much as possible.
At this stage, the baby can add carrots, pears, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, taro and potatoes and other vegetables and more fruits, including bananas, papaya and peaches that can be eaten raw. At this time, you can start adding chicken and yogurt to the baby. Yogurt is the easiest dairy food to digest and absorb, but it is best to choose white yogurt without pigment for your baby. You can add home-made fruit puree to make it more nutritious.
Potatoes and sweet potatoes cannot be beaten in a crusher. They can only be crushed with a spoon or fork for the baby to eat. Otherwise, they will become very sticky, making the baby unable to swallow smoothly, and sometimes stick to the upper chamber and cause vomiting.
Because you don’t need salt, you might as well add some fruits to the dishes, like apples, grapes, and beans. One of the favorite dishes at this time is chicken and sweet potatoes. Finally, add a few peeled sweets. Break the grapes together.
4, 9 to 12 months
At this stage, the baby can start to eat with his hands, increase the food eaten with his hands, eat some food with small pieces, and no longer use all of it to puree. You can start to eat snacks, rice crackers and some special snacks for your baby, and you can start drinking with cups and straws. On the basis of the previous stage, pork, lamb, beef, egg yolks, cheese, tofu, beans, spinach, peas and oats can be added.
At this stage, care should be taken to allow the baby to have as much contact with various foods as possible, so as to give the baby more cooked vegetables and soft, well-ripe fruits that he can eat with his hands.
5. One to one and a half years old
After half a year of training, one year old is when the mothers exercise their babies to join the big family. When they eat family food, the babies can already eat the normal meals at home, but the meals need to be chopped or crushed at the beginning. I should be able to eat with a spoon by myself, but at first I will eat less and sprinkle more.
You can start to drink whole milk and eat whole eggs, basically all foods: fish, seafood, whole broccoli and cauliflower, various melons, mangoes, kiwis, apricots, grapefruits, half grapes (whole Easy to choke the baby), strawberries, tomatoes, pasta, white pasta, honey and so on.
6, over one and a half years old
After one and a half years old, the baby can basically eat all the meals at home, but pay attention to adding less salt. We try to cook together as much as possible, but first take out the part that the baby eats and add some more to the part we eat. Salt and spices.
At this time, the baby has started to have his own ideas and will often say "no" to food, and some start to become picky eaters and start to be unable to sit still.
The baby begins to grow molars at this time. During the period of teething, some babies will have varying degrees of discomfort. Sometimes they don’t like to eat, but they will usually pass quickly. When the baby does not like to eat, make sure to drink enough milk and milk. water.