Young cherubs are a joy for everyone. During infancy and their early formative years, it becomes necessary to take extra care of them. During this timeframe, children are not able to communicate what they want and what they do not want.
They cannot voice their opinion about their likes and dislikes. In short, the entire responsibility of feeding the baby properly and adequately depends on the parents shoulder. Here are a few steps that should be kept in
mind while preparing baby food.
It is important to consult a doctor about the diet regime of your child. Babies need certain important nutrients and minerals that they can only get from the food they consume. They need different vitamins and proteins during various stages in life. The doctors advise the correct and most appropriate diet regime that is most suitable for your baby. Draw a diet chart for your baby and follow them to the hilt.
Ensure that all hygienic norms are followed while preparing baby food. Sterilize your baby utensils by boiling them in distilled water. Once boiled, the germs accumulated on the utensils are destroyed completely. After cleaning the utensils, you need to ensure that the utensils are properly dried out in a clean place.
Ensure that all baby related equipments like nipple, bottle, feeder and the like are properly sterilized before and after use. Try and use only organic food for your baby. Opt for baby food manufactured by reputed companies as prescribed by doctors. Lesser-known companies may not manufacture appropriate products and should be best avoided.
Monitor your baby’s food intake. As your child is growing during that phase, it is important to introduce new food groups that are beneficial for him/her.
Review your child’s diet plan from time to time to ensure that he/she is receiving the required amount of nutrients and vitamins.