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Nutrition for your babyNNutrition for your babyNutrition for your babyEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+) Educators Hospital healthcare providers Community healthcare providers Remote populations First nationsNA2013-09-27T04:00:00Z7.8000000000000071.6000000000000605.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Discover the various stages of your baby's nutrition and how to handle issues such as spitting up.<br></p><p>Your child will go through many stages on the path to eating a varied and healthy diet. Feeding your baby can be both a rewarding and challenging experience!<br></p> <br><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>For the first four to six months, your baby will get all their nutrition from breast milk or formula.</li> <li>Spitting up is common but can be eased by giving smaller amounts of milk or formula and keeping your baby more upright during and right after feeds.</li> <li>See a doctor if your baby is spitting up and not growing properly or if they are in pain during a feed.</li> <li>Your baby can start solid foods from six months onwards.</li></ul>
Besoins nutritionnels de votre bébéBBesoins nutritionnels de votre bébéNutrition for your babyFrenchNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+) Educators Hospital healthcare providers Community healthcare providers Remote populations First nationsNA2013-09-27T04:00:00Z000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Découvrez les différents stades alimentaires de votre bébé et de quelle façon gérer les problèmes comme les régurgitations.</p><p>Votre enfant passera par plusieurs stades dans son cheminement vers un régime alimentaire sain et varié. Nourrir votre bébé peut être à la fois une expérience enrichissante et difficile.</p> <br><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Au cours des premiers quatre à six mois, votre bébé obtiendra tous ses éléments nutritifs par le lait maternel ou la préparation pour nourrisson.</li> <li>Les régurgitations sont fréquentes, mais elles peuvent être apaisées en donnant de plus petites quantités de lait maternel ou de préparation pour nourrisson et en plaçant votre bébé en position assise pendant que vous le nourrissez et juste après l’avoir nourri.</li> <li>Consultez un médecin si votre bébé régurgite et ne grandit pas comme il le devrait ou s’il éprouve de la douleur pendant que vous le nourrissez.</li> <li>Votre bébé peut commencer à ingérer des aliments solides à partir de l’âge de six mois.</li></ul>

 

 

NutritionNutritionNutritionNEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)BodyNAConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Learn what nutrition is optimal for your child from the time they are born to the time they are a teen. Learn about the different food groups and find information about the different nutrients that food contains.<br></p><p>Learn about the different food groups and find examples of serving sizes for each group. Find information about the different nutrients in food and how much of each you need every day to stay healthy. Finally, learn what nutrition is optimal for your child from the time they are born to the time they are school-aged, a pre-teen and a teen.<br><br></p><div class="asset-video"> <iframe src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/videoseries?list=PLjJtOP3StIuWUXjWrdyCgA0D4WUZ5RB1n" frameborder="0"></iframe><br></div><p>For more videos from SickKids experts in collaboration with Youngster, visit <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoKMd2cYwegtZX19uHdNLQA">Youngster on YouTube</a>.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Nutrients and food groups</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Use Canada’s Food Guide and other articles below to learn about the four food groups and how to get your child the vitamins and minerals they need from their food.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1436&language=English">Canada's Food Guide</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1437&language=English">Vegetables and fruit</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1438&language=English">Whole grains</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1439&language=English">Protein foods</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1441&language=English">Balancing your family's diet and fitting in treats</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1443&language=English">Carbohydrates (carbs)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1445&language=English">Fat</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1454&language=English">Sugar substitutes and caffeine: Acceptable daily intake</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1455&language=English">Food safety</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1952&language=English">Nutrition labels: Finding out about the food you eat</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Vitamins and minerals</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1446&language=English">Vitamin B12</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1447&language=English">Vitamin D</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1448&language=English">Calcium</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1449&language=English">Folate</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1450&language=English">Iron</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1451&language=English">Magnesium</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1452&language=English">Zinc</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1453&language=English">Other vitamins and minerals</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition for your baby</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Read about the stages of your baby’s nutrition and how to safely feed your baby solids.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1456&language=English">Nutrition for your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1457&language=English">Understanding your baby's feeding cues</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1458&language=English">Introducing new food textures to your baby</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1459&language=English">Pasteurized food and babies</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition for your toddler or preschooler</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Discover ways of encouraging healthy eating with the help of meal plans and guidance on appetite slumps. Also find information on preventing choking in toddlers and preschoolers.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1460&language=English">Feeding your toddler or preschooler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1461&language=English">Drinks for your toddler or preschooler</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1462&language=English">Food likes and dislikes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1463&language=English">Preventing choking in toddlers and preschoolers</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Nutrition for your school-aged child, tween or teen</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Support your child’s changing nutrition needs as they face changing activity levels, growth spurts, and influences from friends, family and media.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1464&language=English">Meal ideas for school-aged children, tweens and teens</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1465&language=English">Involving kids in meal time tasks</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1466&language=English">Healthy food and drink choices outside the home</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1967&language=English">Vegetarian child</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1942&language=English">Fast foods: Better choices</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1992&language=English">Sports nutrition</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Health and wellness</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out why vitamins and minerals are important in your child’s diet and how to make sure they are getting enough. Also discover what fibre, prebiotics, and probiotics do for the digestive system.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1970&language=English">Bone health: The role of calcium and vitamin D </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1943&language=English">Fat in children's food: What you need to know</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1978&language=English">Finding a weight that is right for you</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=964&language=English">Higher fibre diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1916&language=English">Iron: Guidelines to improve your child's intake</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1990&language=English">Prebiotics and probiotics</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1965&language=English">Soy foods in your diet</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Food allergies and sensitivities</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Find out how to manage the most common food allergies and sensitivities and when to get your child tested.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=806&language=English">Egg allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=807&language=English">Fish allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=808&language=English">Milk allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=809&language=English">Peanut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=810&language=English">Seafood allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=811&language=English">Sesame seed allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=805&language=English">Soy allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=812&language=English">Tree nut allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=813&language=English">Wheat allergy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1944&language=English">Food allergies and travelling</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Food safety</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about some of the infections and diseases caused by food poisoning and how handwashing and handling and storing food properly can help you prevent them.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=934&language=English">Diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1914&language=English">Food poisoning: Protecting your family </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=509&language=English">Gastrointestinal infections in babies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Hand hygiene</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=907&language=English">Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu)</a></li><li><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h3>Symptoms of food poisoning</h3></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=4&language=English">Abnormal-looking stool</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=776&language=English">Dehydration</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=7&language=English">Diarrhea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=746&language=English">Vomiting</a></li></ol></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Pregnancy and nutrition</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Good nutrition is important for gaining the recommended amount of pregnancy weight, supporting fecal development and reducing the risk of complications during pregnancy and birth.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1989&language=English">Nutrition before pregnancy and during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1991&language=English">Pregnancy nutrition: How to ease digestive discomfort through diet</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1980&language=English">Food safety during pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=361&language=English">Diabetes and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=362&language=English">Eating disorders and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=365&language=English">Phenylketonuria (PKU) and pregnancy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=857&language=English">Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD)</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"><i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Digestive system</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Learn about the roles of each part of the digestive system, and what good and bad bacteria do for the gut.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1467&language=English">GI tract</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1468&language=English">Liver, gallbladder and pancreas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1469&language=English">Gut flora</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/nutrition_learning_hub.jpgnutrition

 

 

Nutrition for your baby1456.00000000000Nutrition for your babyNutrition for your babyNEnglishNutritionChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANAHealthy living and preventionCaregivers Adult (19+) Educators Hospital healthcare providers Community healthcare providers Remote populations First nationsNA2013-09-27T04:00:00Z7.8000000000000071.6000000000000605.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Discover the various stages of your baby's nutrition and how to handle issues such as spitting up.<br></p><p>Your child will go through many stages on the path to eating a varied and healthy diet. Feeding your baby can be both a rewarding and challenging experience!<br></p> <br><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>For the first four to six months, your baby will get all their nutrition from breast milk or formula.</li> <li>Spitting up is common but can be eased by giving smaller amounts of milk or formula and keeping your baby more upright during and right after feeds.</li> <li>See a doctor if your baby is spitting up and not growing properly or if they are in pain during a feed.</li> <li>Your baby can start solid foods from six months onwards.</li></ul><h2>Breast milk and formula</h2><p>For the first four to six months, your baby will get all of their <a href="/Article?contentid=439&language=English">nutrition</a> from either breast milk or formula.</p><p> <a href="/article?contentid=440&language=English">Breastfeeding</a> is recommended for the first year of life. However, some moms are not able to feed their babies breast milk for 12 months and may <a href="/article?contentid=719&language=English">use formula</a> instead.</p><p>When you are ready to <a href="/article?contentid=635&language=English">wean</a> your baby from the breast, make it a gradual process. You may consider dropping one feed a day at a time and waiting another week or so before dropping another feed.</p><p>It will also take time to introduce a bottle or a sippy cup to a baby who is used to the breast. Do not be concerned if this process is difficult. It can take babies a few days or a few weeks to understand how to suck from a bottle or drink from a cup.</p><p>If your baby is close to one year of age when you are weaning from the breast, skip the bottle and try to teach the baby to take liquids from a sippy cup. Studies show that children who are over 12 months and drink from a cup tend to drink a healthy amount of milk (rather than drinking too much, which can happen in children who take a bottle).</p><p>Transitioning from a bottle to a cup will also take some time. And once they transition, children will usually need a few weeks to adjust to a sippy cup. Try giving your child water or a small amount of juice mixed with water in the sippy cup before trying milk.</p><h2>Spitting up</h2><p>It is common for babies to <a href="/article?contentid=635&language=English">spit up</a> their feeds. Spitting up is usually harmless as long as your baby is growing well and does not seem to be in pain. Most babies outgrow the process of spitting up by 12 months.</p><p>If your baby spits up after feeds, try:</p><ul><li>giving them a smaller amount of milk or formula more often<br></li><li>holding them in a more upright position while feeding</li><li>keeping your baby upright for 30 minutes after a feed rather than allowing them to lay down right afterwards. </li></ul><p>These simple strategies are worth trying, but many babies will continue to spit up no matter what you try to do.</p><h3>When to see a doctor</h3> <p>See a doctor if your baby is spitting up and not growing properly or not meeting their developmental milestones. You should also have your baby checked by a doctor if your baby arches their back or appears to be in pain during a feed or if they cry and stop feeding before the end of the feed. Your doctor may recommend anti-reflux medications.</p><h2>Solid foods</h2><p>Your baby can start solid foods anytime from around six months. <a href="/article?contentid=497&language=English">Introducing solids</a> opens the door to a broad range of foods and textures that your baby can enjoy.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/nutrition_for_your_baby.jpgNutrition for your babyFalse

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