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- When can I drink compote on my baby?
The first year of life can safely be called the most important year for child – during this period he actively gets acquainted with the outside world. The foundation is laid for his physical health.
Young parents need to pay great attention to the child’s diet and it’s hard to know what he can eat and drink in age from a month to a year, and what not.
Mother’s milk is the main nutrition of the child, in it there is everything necessary for the normal development of the baby and WHO (World Health Organization) recommends newborns feed only them. But upon reaching the monthly the age of a small person (especially in the hot summer months) is already not enough water and you can drink it little by little. Only need to know what, how and when.
Grudnichka up to two months, experts do not recommend any drinks, except filtered and boiled room water temperature. Then you can treat the baby with a spoon or two fruit tea from fennel or chamomile.
From three months, baby food specialists are allowed to give for children juice adapted for infants in small quantities. But these are only recommendations, so in each case you need to carefully monitor the reaction of the child and, if necessary consult a pediatrician.
Apple compote – delicious and rich in trace elements and Vitamins drink. It will help the child’s body cope with various infections, strengthen his immunity.
Berry compotes for babies are not too big energy value, therefore they are not related to lure, it pure drink. You can cook such a compote for a child from fresh apples and dried ones.
If you are making fresh fruit compote, depending on varieties of apples, you can experiment a little with the volume of water. Try to make compote of different consistency and see which your baby will appreciate it more – thick or thin.
The easiest way to make compote from apples of a new crop:
- Wash and peel a not too large green apple;
- Cut the middle, cut the apple into slices;
- Bring 300 ml (1.5 cups) of water to a boil;
- Dip the apple (slices) in water and cook for 5 minutes on low heat, no ingredients need to be added;
- Let the compote brew;
- When it cools to room temperature, strain it.
Dried fruits must first be filled with water (cold) and wait until they swell a little. After that they should be like iterate, rinse in warm water several times, lower in boiling water (150 g. dried fruits per 500 ml of water) and boil 20 minutes. Insist for about an hour, then strain. Be sure to read information on how many infants give compote from dried fruits.
In this article, you can find out whether to babe water. There’s another easy way to cook this healthy drink – “compote from a thermos”. Large washed slices of dried put apples in a thermos, then pour 200 ml of boiling water into it, close and leave overnight.
In the morning, pour into a saucepan, add another glass of water and cook about ten minutes on low heat. Cool, strain – and you can treat the baby.
When can I drink compote on my baby?
You can include compote in the diet from 6 months of age. But do not forget that not only adults are different, but also children also.
Maybe your child will not like compote – this is an occasion consult a doctor. Toddlers to his and It’s not worth offering – digestion is possible or allergic reactions.
Note that you need to start drinking the child in small doses, not more than 1-2 teaspoons at a time. Gradually amount drink can be increased to 100 ml per day.
You can drink compote the child 2-3 times a day. Breast after six months of life requires about 250 ml of fluid, not counting milk.
The baby should be given water, and juices, and compote. Older children age (from 1 year) can drink compote instead of water and in unlimited if they like it better.
But we should not forget that there are other healthy berries and fruits. It’s okay if you drink compote during or after eating, gastroenterologists have determined that digestion is not upset. But the best time for apple compote – before lunch and breakfast.
Apples have healthy little human properties, they help against constipation, contribute better digestion and liver function, increase appetite. AT there are a lot of iodine, iron, vitamin C. It is also important that in compote it is not necessary to add sugar – the child will not have caries. Let be children drink apple compote and will be healthy.