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Feeding and nutrition of newborn babiesFFeeding and nutrition of newborn babiesFeeding and nutrition of newborn babiesEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZDebbie Stone, RN, IBCLC, RLCJoyce Touw, RScN, PNC(C), RN, IBCLC, RLCAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000035.0000000000000427.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about your newborn baby's nutritional requirements and how to successfully feed them. Bottle feeding and breastfeeding are discussed.</p><p>It is universally accepted that human breast milk is the best source of nutrition for newborn babies and infants. Breastfeeding also has many non-nutritive benefits that lead to the best health and development of the baby.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Benefits of breastfeeding include better tolerance of feeding, reduced gastrointestinal disease and improved intelligence.</li> <li>Breast milk provides the right balance of energy, protein, carbohydrates, fat, electrolytes, minerals and vitamins that your newborn needs.</li> <li>Breast milk contains antibodies that infants need to fight infections during the first few months of life.</li> <li>If you cannot breastfeed or provide breast milk for your baby, commercially manufactured formula milks are available.</li></ul>
Alimentation des nouveau-nésAAlimentation des nouveau-nésFeeding and nutrition of newborn babiesFrenchNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZDebbie Stone, RN, IBCLC, RLCJoyce Touw, RScN, PNC(C), RN, IBCLC, RLCAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000035.0000000000000427.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Apprenez-en davantage sur les besoins nutritionnels de votre nouveau-né et sur la façon de le nourrir adéquatement. On y discute du biberon et de l'allaitement.</p><p>Il est universellement reconnu que le lait maternel humain constitue la meilleure alimentation pour les nouveau-nés et les bébés. L'allaitement comporte également de nombreux autres avantages non alimentaires qui assurent une santé et un développement optimaux pour le bébé.</p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Les bienfaits de l’allaitement comprennent une meilleure tolérance de la tétée, une incidence moindre de maladie gastro-intestinale et une intelligence améliorée.</li> <li>Le lait maternel fournit le bon équilibre de calories, de protéines, de glucides, de gras, d’électrolytes, de minéraux et de vitamines dont a besoin votre nouveau-né.</li> <li>Le lait maternel contient les anticorps dont les nourrissons ont besoin afin de combattre les infections au cours des premiers mois suivant leur naissance.</li> <li>Si vous ne pouvez allaiter ou fournir du lait maternel à votre bébé, des préparations pour nourrissons commerciales sont disponibles.</li></ul>

 

 

Feeding and nutrition of newborn babies439.000000000000Feeding and nutrition of newborn babiesFeeding and nutrition of newborn babiesFEnglishNeonatologyNewborn (0-28 days)BodyNAHealthy living and preventionAdult (19+)NA2009-10-18T04:00:00ZDebbie Stone, RN, IBCLC, RLCJoyce Touw, RScN, PNC(C), RN, IBCLC, RLCAndrew James, MBChB, FRACP, FRCPC12.000000000000035.0000000000000427.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Learn about your newborn baby's nutritional requirements and how to successfully feed them. Bottle feeding and breastfeeding are discussed.</p><p>It is universally accepted that human breast milk is the best source of nutrition for newborn babies and infants. Breastfeeding also has many non-nutritive benefits that lead to the best health and development of the baby.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>Benefits of breastfeeding include better tolerance of feeding, reduced gastrointestinal disease and improved intelligence.</li> <li>Breast milk provides the right balance of energy, protein, carbohydrates, fat, electrolytes, minerals and vitamins that your newborn needs.</li> <li>Breast milk contains antibodies that infants need to fight infections during the first few months of life.</li> <li>If you cannot breastfeed or provide breast milk for your baby, commercially manufactured formula milks are available.</li></ul><p>According to the World Health Organization, "exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months is the optimal way of feeding infants. Thereafter, infants should receive complementary foods with continued breastfeeding up to two years of age or beyond." </p><p>Numerous studies have shown the benefits of providing human milk to newborn babies and young infants, which include better tolerance of feeding, reduced gastrointestinal disease, and improved intelligence. In developing countries, breastfeeding results in lower infant mortality. </p><p>There are also very important health benefits for the mother as well. Early establishment of breastfeeding after delivery makes the uterus contract back to its original size faster. Breastfeeding also reduces the risk of breast and ovarian cancers and osteoporosis.</p><p>Normal, healthy newborn babies have enough energy stores in their bodies to keep them going for the first few days of life. The small amounts of "milk" they receive from their mothers in these early days, called colostrum, offers high levels of protective immunological benefits and sugars for energy and prepare the baby for the larger volume of milk that comes in by the third or fourth day of life.</p><p>Newborn babies and young infants need specific amounts of energy, protein, carbohydrates, fat, electrolytes, minerals, and vitamins. These are all provided in the right balance by your breast milk, with the added benefit of important antibodies to help your baby fight infections during the first few months of life. Human breast milk is designed for human babies, and all substitute feeding preparations contain fewer ingredients than have been identified in human milk. Of the over 200 identified elements of human milk that interact in this complex fluid, about 30 can be artificially produced in infant formula. </p><p>Should you have difficulties feeding your baby at the breast, despite assistance by a breastfeeding specialist, you can purchase or rent hospital-approved breast pumps to express your breast milk and give it to your baby by bottle. </p><p>If you cannot breastfeed or provide breast milk for your baby, commercially manufactured formula milks are available for feeding babies. </p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Newborn_feeding_nutrition.jpgFeeding and nutrition of newborn babies

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