How to choose porridge for the baby

How to choose porridge for the baby

Change of a diet of the baby — process natural, disturbing and responsible. The first food which differs from milk should not do much harm to the child's organism. Vegetable purees or porridges become the first product of a feeding up most often.


1. Vegetable puree can always be made houses, previously having bought organic vegetables in good shop. And here the choice of ready porridges can become for young parents difficult test.

2. First of all, it is necessary to consult the pediatrician concerning the choice of porridges. Proceeding from a condition of the child (a set of weight, presence or absence of an allergy and other factors), the children's doctor can recommend you the concrete, suitable your child options.

3. At the independent choice of porridges always pay attention to the structure specified on packing. You should not choose porridges with artificial preservatives, dyes or GMO in structure, from all additives only vitamin C is admissible. Always carefully examine packing regarding damages and an expiration date, it will allow you to avoid unpleasant surprises.

4. All porridges for babies are distinguished according to contents as a part of gluten (it is vegetable protein). Carry wheat, a rye, oats and barley to gluten cereals, respectively, semolina or gerkulesovy porridges belong to gluten type. You should not enter such porridges as the first feeding up as it is first difficult to children's organism to cope with processing and digestion of protein. The gastrointestinal system of the kid differs in instability so gluten porridges can cause violation of a vermicular movement, so, lead to an allergy and dysbacteriosis. Therefore for the first feeding up it is worth taking bezglyutenovy porridges — corn, rice and buckwheat.

5. Porridges can be dairy and nonmilk. Milk porridges are made on the basis of substitute similar to breast milk or artificial dairy mix. Such porridges can be serious allergen if at the child the intolerance of protein of cow's milk is observed. Unfortunately, this diagnosis meets at babies quite often. Nonmilk porridges in a similar case will come to the rescue of you, however, best of all to consult about it the pediatrician.

6. Porridges are monocompound or polysynthetic. The last are made of several grain, it is possible to find from two to four types of grain in some porridges. During primary familiarizing of your kid with porridges you should not experiment. Buy monocompound options from different types of grain to master them gradually. When your child gets used to grain separately, you will be able to pass to polysynthetic porridges.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team