How to enter a vegetable feeding up

How to enter a vegetable feeding up

Vegetables are recommended to be entered into the child's diet as the first feeding up approximately in 3 – 4 months (the exact period will be specified by the children's doctor). It can be squash, turnip, pumpkin or potatoes puree. Kids who as the first feeding up receive porridge especially purchased, often too get used to sweet dense weight and then reluctantly eat fruit and vegetables.

It is required to you

  • - vegetables;
  • - juice;
  • - vegetable oil;
  • - milk;
  • - salt.


1. Vegetable puree as the first feeding up is especially significant for children who were born prematurely and also for patients with diathesis and rickets. Begin to give vegetable puree before one of day feedings, having offered to start everything couple of teaspoons. Next day it is possible to give already 4-5 teaspoons – etc. Gradually in 7-10 days the first feeding up can be brought to norm – 100-150 g. After vegetable puree the child can give a little juice.

2. Children's doctors advise to enter vegetables in such sequence: cauliflower, carrots, squash, pumpkin, turnip, potatoes, white cabbage, beet and green peas.

3. When the baby gets used to one vegetable puree, it is worth beginning to cook 2-3 vegetables dishes that is more expedient as mixed puree contains a full range of useful substances. At the same time it is necessary to remember that potatoes should not make more than a half of volume of a dish, in it there is a lot of starch and not enough calcium. At the same time before preparation of puree it is better to soak potato.

4. It is possible to begin to add an egg yolk and mincemeat to vegetable puree a bit later.

5. In house conditions to make puree it is simple. For an example we will take carrots puree. Receiving 100 g of a dish requires 100 g of carrots, 25 ml of milk, a teaspoon of vegetable oil and a pinch of salt. Carrots should be washed out with a brush, to clean, cut pieces, to fill in with boiled water and to extinguish under densely closed cover to a full vykipaniye of water. Warm carrots should be wiped and added to it the warmed-up milk and salt. The received mix needs to be cooked within 2-3 minutes. In ready puree it is recommended will add vegetable oil.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team