Does a seven-month-old baby need salt? -Health Questions and Answers

The American Academy of Pediatrics has released two [wise choices] lists of 10 items, listing common unnecessary examinations and treatments in pediatrics. (1) Obvious viral infectious respiratory diseases (sinusitis, Pharyngitis, bronchitis) should not use antibacterial drugs. (2) Cough medicine and cold medicine should not be prescribed or recommended for respiratory diseases in children under 4 years old. (3) CT scan is not necessary for immediate evaluation of mild head trauma. According to the Clinical Observation/Pediatric Emergency Nursing Applied Research Network Standard (PECARN), To determine whether imaging examination is needed. (4) Neuroimaging is not necessary for simple thermal epilepsy (CT, MRI examination. (5) CT scans are not necessary in routine abdominal pain assessment. (6) Do not use large doses of dexamethasone Read More …

Rice contains carcinogen arsenic. Can babies eat rice flour with supplementary food?

Recently, FDA proposed to control the proportion of rice products in the diet of pregnant women and infants, on the grounds that rice flour contains inorganic arsenic, which needs to be balanced by other grains. In addition, the U.S. Government is preparing to implement a new inorganic arsenic control policy to limit arsenic residues in food. Rice is one of the staple foods of the Chinese people. When Chinese parents add supplementary foods to infants, whether they buy them from supermarkets or make them at home, rice is the main food. Seeing here, Chinese parents should panic: If rice contains arsenic, can children eat rice noodles? Mothers-to-be are also anxious: Can pregnant women still eat rice? Don’t worry, listen to Read More …

Why don’t nutritionists recommend you to drink fruit juice for your baby?

Baoma all know that fruits are nutritious, so it seems to be a good way to give children fruits, especially for children who do not like fruits. Moreover, the weather is getting hotter and hotter, freshly squeezed juice has become a magic weapon for many people. Even babies who do not like fruit at ordinary times will not refuse sweet juice. However, it is not so simple to give the baby fruit juice. If you eat it wrong, there will be many problems. Don’t give juice to babies under one year old. The baby does not have the ability to eat supplementary foods 6 months ago. If the baby is given fruit juice too early, it may lead to diarrhea Read More …

May children’s meat floss be [fake meat floss]? How to make meat floss at home?

When I was a child, I thought the meat floss was especially delicious, fragrant and crisp, and it could be directly used as snacks. It could be mixed with steamed bread, white rice or porridge to upgrade the food to a higher level. At present, many brands have introduced children’s meat floss, even infant meat floss, which makes parents more worry-free when purchasing. However, is meat floss, or children’s meat floss, really more nutritious than ordinary meat? Is it really suitable for children? To answer these questions, we need to know first that there is what in the meat floss. Isn’t there meat in the meat floss? We make our own meat floss by stewing the meat until it is Read More …

For babies aged 7 months to 2 years old, supplementary foods should be added like this.

As the baby grows up day by day, his digestion ability gradually improves and he needs more nutrition. Eating only the mother’s breast milk can no longer meet the needs of babies over 6 months old. At this time, babies need to switch from eating only liquid food to eating solid food. In this process, we need to add semi-solid supplementary foods to the baby to supplement nutrition and exercise chewing and digestion functions. When did what start to add supplementary foods? It is recognized by all countries that the time point when the baby starts to eat supplementary foods is 7 months old, but this figure can certainly fluctuate. Mom and Dad can pay attention to observe, if the Read More …

These eight kinds of things really shouldn’t appear in the baby’s supplementary food.

With the development of the baby, when it is 4 ~ 8 months old, it should not only eat milk, but also add supplementary foods. Nowadays, there are many recipes on the market to teach everyone to make supplementary foods, and there are also many ready-made supplementary foods. Parents have made great efforts to make their babies eat well. Ding Ma would like to remind you here: Don’t rush to give these things to your baby. 1. Babies under 1 year old do not eat salt. Before the baby reaches the age of 1, all foods should not be added with any additional form of salt (including salt, sea salt, children’s soy sauce, etc.). Babies are highly sensitive to salt, Read More …

Vegetables, fruits, fish, shrimps… How to make complementary foods with different ingredients?

Different supplementary food raw materials have different practices. The principle of food selection and handling is: clean, soft and light. Plants Vegetable ingredients fruit can be eaten raw, vegetables need to be cooked. 1. Rhizomes You can choose potatoes, carrots, sweet potatoes, pumpkins, etc. Practice: Wash and peel, cut into small pieces, boil or steam, and then use a grinding bowl or mixer to make it into mud paste (water can be added as appropriate). 2. Leaf vegetable puree You can choose spinach, green vegetables and other green leafy vegetables, and take tender leaves. Practice: After boiling the water, boil the vegetable leaves in the water and mash them with a grinding bowl or crusher. 3. Fruit puree You can Read More …

How old should the baby add supplementary food?

People often come to ask Ding Ma, saying that the baby can add supplementary food in what. Some people have heard that it usually takes 6 months to add supplementary food, while others say that it can be added in 4 months… Is it right to add supplementary food in what? The Chinese Nutrition Society clearly pointed out in < < Guidelines for Feeding Infants Aged 7-24 Months > > that infants should add supplementary foods as soon as possible after reaching the age of 6 months. The American Academy of Pediatrics also supports this suggestion, but also points out that when the child’s tongue reflex ends, supplementary foods can be considered. Some people are about to ask, is what Read More …

What? Japanese adults eat snacks and dishes that are actually sold as baby supplements in China? !

At present, there are more and more supplementary foods for infants on the market, which can be bought directly for infants, which is not only convenient and fast, but also allows parents to steal laziness occasionally. However, parents must keep their eyes open when choosing supplementary foods for babies. Not all businesses claim that supplementary foods suitable for babies are really suitable for babies. Is net red complementary food really suitable for babies? For example, this [OHGIYA cod cheese bar in Japan’s fan house], which is often sold out of stock in a treasure and friends circle, is simply a net red in the complementary food industry. (Ding Ma searched it specially and found that the sales volume was really Read More …

Just add supplementary food, should I drink milk or eat supplementary food first?

Q: The baby has just started to add supplementary foods. Should he drink milk or eat supplementary foods first? A: Mothers should understand a principle, that is, only when the baby is not too hungry can they be in a good mood to try supplementary food. If the baby is especially hungry, the baby will concentrate on drinking milk, because this is the way he is familiar with, and he knows that he can fill his stomach and meet his needs. For fresh food, he is not interested in tasting it now, perhaps because he is hungry and cannot think at all. Therefore, at the beginning of the addition, give the baby some milk to relieve hunger, be careful not Read More …