Tips Provide Food Assistance to Small

If the mother has begun to provide complementary food / formula, then there are some important things you need to pay attention to the mother:

Start by giving 1 to 2 teaspoons of rice flour or half biscuit for babies baby with breast milk / formula.
Give the baby awake at the time (before or after breastfeeding / formula).
Use a plastic spoon for baby.
Make sure that the baby is in a sitting position, in the lap of the mother or baby seat.
Slowly, increase feeding semi-solid / solid food, from 1 time to 2 or 3 times a day.
Slowly, also increase the amount given (from 1 to 2 teaspoons to 3 to 4 teaspoons of rice flour or biscuit half into one chip biscuits).
Introduce a variety of flavors, including fruit, vegetables and meat. Start by feeding less likely to cause allergies.
Slowly, increase the viscosity of the food given to reduce the liquid is added.
Increase the variety of foods to encourage good reception (5 to 7 months is a good opportunity to develop the flavor and acceptability of food).
If you have started to grasp, let your child hold his own cookie. It can train the baby to feed themselves, will also help develop baby’s fine motor (insert food into the mouth) and help stimulate the growth of teeth.
Create an atmosphere of joy that need to eat, do not force your child to spend Mother mix food already because it can cause psychological trauma in the future so that the baby be “do not like to eat”.