Nutrition of the child in 9 months
Nine-month-old child is already familiar with manyfood products. At this time, his teeth begin to grow intensively, so from the age of 9 months it is necessary to teach the baby to learn how to chew. Nutrition of the child at 9 months is quite diverse, but breastfeeding or mixtures are preserved in the morning and at night.
The total volume of food is increased to 1200 g anddistributed unevenly throughout the day. At lunch, the baby eats more food than for breakfast or dinner. The menu of the child in 9 months includes vegetable purees, various porridges, meat, fruit purees, compotes and kissel. If the lure is introduced in a timely and correct manner, then he eats vegetable puree from carrot and pumpkin, zucchini and rutabaga, colored and Brussels sprouts. You can add greens and green peas in vegetable puree.
At this age, you can knead ¼ of the puree with a fork,The baby learned to chew small pieces. First you need to feed it in small doses, gain ½ tsp., Gradually increasing the dosage, then transfer to pieces cut with a knife.
Kasha is also included in the baby's nutrition in 9 months,Both dairy and dairy-free. Especially useful oatmeal, buckwheat porridge, you can give manna and rice porridge, but corn and millet porridge is difficult to digest, so young children do not need to prepare them. Cook porridge on the water, and the plate is added for taste butter and boiling milk. In vegetables, you can put vegetable oil, which increases the immunity of the baby and promotes skin health.
In the diet of the baby enters the meat in a boiled form, crushed in a blender or through a sieve and added to mashed potatoes or porridge. You can cook steamed meatballs from meat and serve them separately to the garnish.
Caution to avoid causing allergicreactions, begin to inject into the baby's food in 9 months boiled fish of low-fat varieties: pike perch, cod, carp. When cooking, fish should be lowered into boiling water and cooked to the child once a week.
The diet of the child 9 also changes significantlymonths. He also knows how to sit well on a high chair himself, he is fed from a spoon, and drinking is given from a cup. During feeding, you can give him a piece of bread, so that he himself learns to bite and chew food. Naturally, the baby will first bread with bread, smear it on the face and table, but he will be happy, because he will begin to feel his first achievements. In addition, chewing forms correctly the teeth and muscles of the jaw, develops and accustoms the child to solid food.
The child gradually develops a breakfast menu anddinner from 2 dishes and a dinner of 3 or more dishes. Intervals between the feeds last 4 hours. In the baby's nutrition at 9 months begin to include cottage cheese and yogurt, but approach it with caution. You need to give only cooked at home calcified or sour curd, or children's cottage cheese from a dairy kitchen or shop. It is necessary to prepare and children's kefir, as the shop milk products for children can not be given.
When the baby's body gets used to kefir andcottage cheese, the baby will have a normal chair and a good appetite, you can vary the menu of cereals and vegetables. But remember the rules of complementary foods: always introduce a new product only one, start with a small dose and increase the volume of food gradually. Do not force the child to eat by force the whole portion. At the request of the child it is useful to breastfeed after each feeding at the table.
It is very useful to combine vegetables and fruits withpreparing mashed potatoes. Children are very fond of puree from pumpkins and apples, courgettes and bananas. To the same extent useful and tasty will be homogenized puree from jars and puree of own preparation. The most important thing is that the vegetables and fruits are fresh and local, and not overseas.
If the baby's family lives in the northern regions, thenthe child's nutrition in 9 months is introduced with frozen vegetables, fruit purees from jars. If the yolk of the egg has not yet been introduced, then it is possible to give the baby a yolk at the tip of the knife first, and gradually bring it up to ½ yolk twice a week, adding it to cereal, soup or vegetables.
Thus, a nine-month-old child receivesfive meals a day: In the morning and for the night they are fed with a mixture of 200 ml or breast milk. For breakfast, they give him kasha180g, a piece of fruit puree 20g and juice or jelly 30ml. For dinner, prepare soup 30ml, a slice of white bread, meat or fish 50g, egg - 1/3 - ½ pcs., Vegetable puree 150g and compote or juice 30ml. At dinner, give in a cup of yogurt 150ml, cottage cheese 30g, a piece of fruit puree 25g and a biscuit or drying.