The Mother’s First Step Before The Baby Is MP ASI?
My baby is six months ahead … I’m confused … what do I have to do to get the baby ready to receive food. Information please. Thanks ..
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Many experts recommend giving MPASI when the baby is 6 months old. Giving this MPASI in some conditions can be done earlier or also later, depending on the condition of each baby. In general, if your baby was previously born enough, has enough weight, and has no problems with nutritional status or other illnesses, you should indeed give the MPASI at the age of 6 months.
There are no specific steps you need to take to prepare your baby to consume MPASI. You just need to give your baby enough milk to support the growth and development, as well as training the maturity of the digestive tract. Avoid giving additional food or drinks other than breast milk, unless it is recommended directly by a doctor.
When you reach the age of 6 months, you can start to get your baby used to consuming MPASI, which is in the following ways:
Get used to the baby eating the right way, not while playing, walking, or staring at gadgets
Give the baby a meal with a gradually increased texture, portions, types, and frequency, not suddenly
Texture: You can first give baby a liquid-textured food, then increased to thick (aged 6 to 7 months), semi-solid (ages 8-9 months), then solid (after over 9 months)
Servings: You give baby food in small portions (for example a quarter bowl), medium, then lots
Type: You can introduce babies with a single menu first to make it easier for you to observe the possibility of allergic symptoms in children, slowly, combine 2, 3, or more food to enrich the nutritional intake
Frequency: in the first 2 to 4 weeks, give the baby first to eat 1 to 2 times a day, then added to 3 times a day interspersed with healthy snacks (for example cut fruit) in between meals
Keep giving the baby ASI as he needs until he is 2 years or older
Give the baby enough water too
Make sure the food and drinks that you provide to the baby are thoroughly processed
Limit the provision of instant food or drinks to babies, except in urgent conditions
That's all our explanation. For more details, you can consult directly with your doctor or pediatrician, right?
I hope this helps.