Child Nutrition under 2 years:
It is important that children under 2 years eat the right foods because in this age most children stop breastfeeding. For child nutrition, this is very sensitive age.
When your child becomes one year, should start eating the same food as the others of your family. Preparing common foods will save your time and it will be easier for you.
Just remember to customize consistency and bit size. It is best if your child can get to taste a bit of everything served at meals.
Its recommended a healthy, varied diet for the recalled with fruit and vegetables.
The child still needs to get the food divided into pieces, but the pieces can become bigger and bigger as the child grows and gets more teeth. Beware of foods that will fit easily in the throat, hard pieces of apple or carrot, and soft things such as sausage bread.
What to do if want to stop breastfeeding
Some of the mothers decide to stop breastfeeding when the child is about a year, and many mothers go back to work. But there is not anything in the way of continuing to breastfeed if both mother and child feel comfortable with it. The World Health Organization recommends breastfeeding until the child is two years.
It is difficult to stop breastfeeding. Nursing Council recommends a gradual weaning, and then it’s wise to start stepping down a few weeks before going back to work.
However, when breast milk is no longer provide the necessary nutrients, it is important to make sure your child ingests both sufficient and proper food. When the child becomes one year and ending with breast milk, you can start drinking cow’s milk. Additional fat milk contains vitamin D and is a good option. But the child should have maximum five decilitres of milk a day.
Regular meals for child nutrition:
It is important to ensure that meals are enjoyable for the whole family. Try to avoid stress and scolding, and start now to make it a tradition to eat together.
The diet of the child now closely their diet to larger children and adults. Your child is growing steadily, and need regular meals. Your child can follow the same meal rhythm as adults, that is, eat breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper. It may well be a small snack before and after lunch, depending on when eaten breakfast and dinner. Yogurt or fruit and vegetables may be good within meals.
Vegetable and Fat:
Give kids half and half with fresh fruit and vegetables even if they like fruit better.
When the child is no longer breastfed babies is even more important to make sure your child gets all the nutrients they need.
Every meal should have 1/3 green (vegetables, fruits, berries), fiber-rich carbohydrates (wholemeal bread, potatoes, whole grain pasta, brown rice) and a source of protein (eggs, fish, poultry, meat, peas, beans).
It is important to remember that children need fat. So even if the parents have cut out the butter on the slice of bread, then the children should still get it or a soft vegetable margarine.
Fats requirement is a little higher now than for children over three years. But that does not mean that children should have full-fat dairy products. To get enough fat in your diet, but not too much, choose healthy fat sources. Healthy fats are obtained in fish oil, avocados, soft margarine, oily fish, vegetable oils, for example. Canola oil, sunflower oil, olive oil and walnut oil. Tran and oily fish also provide essential omega-3 fatty acids and vitamin D. Most children love fruit but remember that they will also eat vegetable half of each.