Nutrition as your baby gets olderNNutrition as your baby gets olderNutrition as your baby gets olderEnglishNABaby (1-12 months)BodyDigestive systemNAAdult (19+)NA2011-03-30T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPCJoan Brennan-Donnan, BASc, RDLaura CoxsonJennifer Buccino, MEd, RD, CDE8.0000000000000064.0000000000000838.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An in-depth list of recommended foods for older babies. Healthy choices from the four foods groups are provided, and allergenic foods are discussed.</p><p>Breast milk or formula will be your baby's main food source for the first 6 months or so. By the time they are a year old, though, they should be eating a variety of nutritious foods from the different food groups.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>When introducing solids to your baby, begin with foods that are pureed and rich in iron.</li> <li>Between 9 to 12 months, your baby will become interested in finger foods and feeding themselves.</li> <li>If either parent or one of your other children has ever had a food allergy, your baby is more likely to develop a food allergy as well.</li> <li>Provide healthy, full-fat foods like whole milk, full-fat yogurt, and hard cheeses such as Swiss or cheddar.</li></ul>
Alimentation de votre bébé au fur et à mesure qu’il granditAAlimentation de votre bébé au fur et à mesure qu’il granditNutrition as your baby gets olderFrenchNABaby (1-12 months)BodyDigestive systemNAAdult (19+)NA2011-03-30T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPCJoan Brennan-Donnan, BASc, RDLaura CoxsonJennifer Buccino, MEd, RD, CDE8.0000000000000064.0000000000000838.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Une liste détaillée des aliments recommandés pour les bébés plus âgés. On y discute des choix santé provenant des quatre groupes alimentaires ainsi que des aliments allergisants.</p><p>Le lait maternel ou la préparation pour nourrissons sera la nourriture principale de votre bébé pendant un certain temps. Cependant, d'ici l'âge d'un an, il devrait manger divers aliments nutritifs provenant des différents groupes alimentaires. Assurez-vous que la diète de votre bébé comprend des aliments riches en fer et n'ajoutez pas de sel, de sucre ou d’épices. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul><li>Lorsque vous commencez à donner des aliments solides à votre bébé, débutez avec des aliments en purée et riches en fer.</li> <li>Entre neuf et douze mois, votre bébé s’intéressera aux aliments qu’il pourra prendre avec ses mains pour se nourrir seul.</li> <li>Si votre partenaire, l’un de vos autres enfants ou vous-même êtes atteints d’une allergie alimentaire, votre bébé est plus susceptible d’en développer une lui aussi.</li> <li>Offrez des aliments sains et non allégés comme du lait entier, du yogourt non allégé et des fromages à pâte dure comme le fromage suisse ou le cheddar. </li></ul>

 

 

Nutrition as your baby gets older498.000000000000Nutrition as your baby gets olderNutrition as your baby gets olderNEnglishNABaby (1-12 months)BodyDigestive systemNAAdult (19+)NA2011-03-30T04:00:00ZAndrew James, MBChB, MBI, FRACP, FRCPCJoan Brennan-Donnan, BASc, RDLaura CoxsonJennifer Buccino, MEd, RD, CDE8.0000000000000064.0000000000000838.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>An in-depth list of recommended foods for older babies. Healthy choices from the four foods groups are provided, and allergenic foods are discussed.</p><p>Breast milk or formula will be your baby's main food source for the first 6 months or so. By the time they are a year old, though, they should be eating a variety of nutritious foods from the different food groups.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul><li>When introducing solids to your baby, begin with foods that are pureed and rich in iron.</li> <li>Between 9 to 12 months, your baby will become interested in finger foods and feeding themselves.</li> <li>If either parent or one of your other children has ever had a food allergy, your baby is more likely to develop a food allergy as well.</li> <li>Provide healthy, full-fat foods like whole milk, full-fat yogurt, and hard cheeses such as Swiss or cheddar.</li></ul><p>Around six months of age, babies need different nutrients and are ready to try more foods. Introduce one food at a time, every 3 to 5 days. Start with foods that have a pureed consistency. Progress to a soft, mashed consistency. It is recommended to start with an iron-rich food such as: </p><ul><li>iron-fortified baby cereal, which comes in rice, barley, oatmeal, and wheat varieties</li><li>puréed meat, poultry, fish</li><li>pureed or mashed, well-cooked beans, lentils, and chickpeas</li><li>mashed egg yolk </li></ul><p>Once your baby is eating iron-rich foods well, they can progress to other foods. Continue providing iron-rich foods and try introducing new foods such as puréed fruits and vegetables. Start with a mild tasting fruit or vegetable and progress to include a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. </p><p>Between 9 to 12 months, your baby will become interested in finger foods and feeding themselves. You can start giving them foods with more texture. Try giving your baby some of the following: </p><ul><li>soft or grated pieces of cheese</li><li>mashed, hard boiled egg</li><li>finely chopped fruits and vegetables</li><li>small pieces of bread or pasta </li></ul><p>Between 9 to 12 months of age, if your baby is eating a wide variety of foods, you can add whole cow’s milk to your baby's diet. </p><p>Do not give your baby honey before their first birthday, because it can cause a potentially fatal illness called botulism. </p><h2>Recommended foods</h2><p>Once your baby has a wide repertoire of foods in their diet, usually between 9 to 12 months of age, it will be important to make sure they get the nutrition they need from the various food groups. Here is a breakdown of your baby’s daily nutritional requirements from 9 to 12 months:</p><ul><li>Grain products: Feed your baby 2 to 4 tablespoons of iron-fortified cereal twice a day. Also provide small pieces of toast, crackers, dry cereal, pasta, and other grain products.</li><li>Meat and alternatives: Your baby needs protein and other nutrients from egg yolk, chicken, fish, or other meat each day.</li><li>Milk and milk alternatives: Continue with breast or formula feeding. Cow’s milk can be introduced after 9 months of age if your baby is eating a wide variety of foods. Continue to provide cheese or yogurt.</li><li>Vegetables and fruit: Offer about one-quarter cup of squash, sweet potato, carrots, broccoli, cantaloupe, or mango cubes.</li></ul><h2>Allergenic foods</h2><p>If either parent or one of your other children has ever had a food allergy, your baby is more likely to develop a food allergy as well. The most common allergens are cow’s milk, eggs, peanuts, other nuts, fish, and shellfish. Current evidence suggests that if there is not a strong history of food allergies in your family, there is no need to delay introducing these foods in the first year. If there is a family history of food allergies, speak to your doctor for more information.</p><h2>Fat is important</h2><p>When your baby is being fed on breast milk or formula exclusively, they receive all the fat they need. Babies need fat for growth. Provide healthy, full-fat foods like whole milk, full-fat yogurt, and hard cheeses such as Swiss or cheddar. </p><p>High-fat fried foods such as French fries can be OK if eaten in moderation. To help create healthy eating habits and a healthy body weight, try not to include them on a daily basis. Offer such foods as occasional treats only.</p>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Nutrition_as_your_baby_gets_older.jpginfantnutritionaftersixmonthsNutrition as your baby gets older

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