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  • WEANING PHASE & 15 FOODS AVOIDANCE DURING WEANING PHASE

    In WEANING On 09 May 2019

    INTRODUCING FOODS IN ADDITION TO BABY'S MILK FEEDS. HEALTHY TERM BABIES ARE READY TO LEARN NEW FEEDING SKILLS. START WITH TABLESPOON-SIZED PORTION OF THE FOOD. CEREAL, LEGUMES & LENTILS, VEGETABLE & FRUIT PUREES FOR THE FIRST TASTES.  AFTERWARDS WELL-MASHED OR THICKER FOODS.  INCLUDE SOFT FINGER FOODS. BABY CEREALS : BABY RICE, OATMEAL, BARLEY, PORRIDGE, SEMOLINA. FOODS MADE FROM MAIZE, QUINOA, MILLETS, MALTED CEREALS & GRUELS  PREPARED FROM RICE, CORNFLAKES. CALORIE-DENSE CEREALS PREPARED FROM WHEAT, RAGI. BREADS, CHAPPATI. TO MAKE FOOD CALORIE-  DENSE ADD GHEE, BUTTER & OIL. ALL VEGETABLES : COOKED VEGETABLE STICKS, COOKED VEGETABLE PIECES ( STEAMED & PUREED ). EGG YOLK (SCRAMBLED & WELL-COOKED). MEAT, FISH (BOILED , PUREED & DEBONED ). NUTS ( GROUNDED). DAIRY : PLAIN YOGURT, CUSTARDS, MILK PUDDING, COTTAGE CHEESE. STRAINED SOUPS  OF VEGETABLES, LENTILS, VEGETABLE JUICES  WITH LATER ON UNSTRAINED SOUPS & JUICES. ONCE BABY IS USED TO TAKE FOOD OFFER IT BEFORE MILK FEED & INCREASE TO TWO, THEN THREE MEALS A DAY. OFFER DIFFERENT FOODS AT EACH MEAL. FEEDINGS : 1-2 TEASPOONS , START ONCE A DAY, GRADUALLY INCREASE. GIVE A GAP OF 4 DAYS TO START WITH A NEW FOOD. AGE 6-9 MONTHS : AFTER ACCEPTANCE OF SMOOTH FOODS , MOVE ON TO THE MASHED FOODS WITH SOFT LUMPS & OFFER FINGER-FOODS WITH ALL THE MEALS. 2-3 MEALS PER DAY FOR THE INFANT. AGE 9-12 MONTHS : MINCED & CHOPPED FOODS. ENCOURAGE BABY TO SELF-FEED. INCLUDE HARDER FINGER-FOODS. RAW FRUITS, VEGETABLE STICKS, VARIETY OF FAMILY FOOD. NUTS : CRUSHED, CHOPPED & GROUNDED. 3-4 MEALS PER DAY FOR INFANTS. SNACKS  CAN BE OFFERED 1-2 TIMES PER DAY. AFTER 8 MONTHS , ALL THE FRUITS CAN BE GIVEN IN RAW FORM. ALL THE VEGETABLES ARE SERVED IN COOKED-FORM UPTIL 12 MONTHS. ONLY BREAST MILK/ BABY FORMULA MILK ARE GIVEN UPTIL 12 MONTHS. FROM 12 MONTHS ONWARDS CHILD NO LONGER NEEDS BOTTLE. MAINTAIN HYGIENE & SAFETY MEASURES AT HOME. AVOID :  WALKERS GRIPE WATER TALCUM POWDER USE SOFT SPOONS, CUPS FOR FEEDING PROFESSIONAL MASSAGE INFANTS SHOULD BE FED, BURPED & PUT TO BED WITHOUT MILK . DURING WEANING  PHASE OF AN INFANT PARENTS SHOULD EXCLUDE 15 FOODS. COW'S MILK SUGAR SALT HONEY CHILLIES BERRIES PEANUTS POPCORN RAISINS CHOCOLATE GRAPES FOODS WITH ADDED SUGAR & SALT CITRUS JUICES ADDED SAUCES & GRAVIES RAW CARROTS

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Bhupinderjit kaur

Nutritionist/ Dietician, India 

CLINICAL NUTRITIONIST & A DIETITIAN BY PROFESSION.  HEALTH IS DEFINED OVERALL BY BEING A MULTI-TASKER, HIGH STAMINA, INCREASED IMMUNITY,AIDS IN COGNITIVE ABILITY, GOOD SLEEP, ABILITY TO  COPE WITH STRESS . IMPROVING LIFESTYLE HABITS BY HEALTHY FOOD GROUP  CHOICES, EATING WELL-BALANCED NUTRITIONALLY ADEQUATE DIET COMPRISING OF MACRONUTRIENTS & MICRONUTRIENTS  WHICH FULFILLS NUTRITIONAL INADEQUACIES. MINDFUL EATING CONTRIBUTES TO SOUND MIND, HEALTHY BODY & OVERALL WELL-BEING. WE ARE WHAT WE EAT. SO ,SENSIBLE  EATING LEADS TO LONGEVITY & DISEASE -FREE BODY WHEREAS WRONG EATING HABITS MAKE  OUR  BODIES DISEASED. DIETS ARE PLANNED BY KEEPING IN MIND THE NUTRITIONAL REQUIREMENT OF THE CLIENT, LIFESTYLE HABITS, NUTRITIONAL  STATUS & MEDICAL ASSESSMENT,  CONDITION  REQUIREMENT ( THERAPEUTIC & SPECIFIC CONDITION)  PERSONALIZED DIETS. SUSTAINABLE, CUSTOMISED DIET CHARTS ARE PROVIDED. HAVING EXPERIENCE OF 13 YEARS & WORKED IN HOSPITAL & CLINICS. I BELIEVE IN EATING ORGANIC, GRASS-FED & PASTEUR-RAISED . OUR BODIES REFLECT WHAT WE EAT. FOOD IS THERAPEUTIC WHEN IT IS USED TO CURE DISEASES. ONLY CONDITION- RELATED SPECIFIC FOODS ARE INCORPORATED IN THE DIET PLANS.  THERAPEUTIC DIETS  AIDS IN  CURING & REVERSING THE DISEASE . DIET PLANS FOR WEIGHT LOSS, WEIGHT GAIN, HIGH CHOLESTEROL, HEART DISEASE, HYPERTENSION, DIABETES ,LIVER DISEASE,  NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE, RENAL DISEASE, CHILD NUTRITION,  DIET IN OLD AGE, HYPERTHYROIDISM, HYPOTHYROIDISM, PCOS, MENOPAUSE, DIET OF PREGNANT WOMAN, LACTATING WOMAN, ANAEMIA, OSTEOPOROSIS, MIGRAINE, SINUSITIS, VERICOSE VEINS, SPORTS NUTRITION ( PRE-WORKOUT & POST- WORKOUT), GERD, CANCER DIET, FOOD ALLERGIES & INTOLERANCES DIET LIKE LACTOSE, CELIAC DISEASE, ASTHMATIC CONDITION DIET, IRRITABLE BOWL SYNDROME DIET, FRUCTOSURIA, GALACTOSEMIA DIET & MORE. DIET PLANS ALONGWITH  FULL DIETARY PDF  OF THE RELATED CONDITION IS GIVEN TO THE CLIENTS/PATIENTS. A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO TREATMENT -THE BACH FLOWER REMEDIES BY DR. EDWARD BACH. CURING PSYCHOSOMATIC DISEASES  AT SUBTLE  LEVEL  BY FLOWER ESSENCES CALLED AS REMEDIES. TREATMENT OF SLEEPLESSNESS, ANXIETY, FEAR ( KNOWN & UNKNOWN),  ANGER, FEELING OF LONELINESS, DESPONDENCY,  HOPELESSNESS, OVERSENSITIVITY, LOW-SELF ESTEEM, IRRITABILITY, TRAUMA, FRUSTRATION, SHOCK, SLEEPINESS, SUSPICION, ENVY, DAYDREAMING, LIVING IN THE PAST, PROCASTINATION. PHONE & E-MAIL CONSULTATION IS AVAILABLE.        
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