Is your baby a fussy eater? Make sure you keep calm and try new ways to make meal times interesting. See what you can do to help your feisty eater enjoy solids by watching this video: [ Nestle.co.za Link ]
As your baby starts new foods, their bowel movement will change, and their poo will become thicker, darker and smellier. Make the transition easy by feeding him/her lots of fruits and vegetables in between.
How do you soothe your baby when they are constipated?
While variety in your baby's diet is important, there is a chance they may be allergic to certain foods. See which foods contain high-allergenic substances and may cause allergies in babies.
Ask your healthcare professional for advice if you think your baby may be at high risk.
Adding solids to your baba's diet is a logical shift, and if you’re feeling overwhelmed at the thought of it, here are some food prep steps before feeding your baby.
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The aim of weaning is to accustom the baby to new tastes and textures and to take food from a spoon, however, as with most things, it is better to begin with baby steps!
Once your baby starts eating solids, you'll want dishes and spoons that he/she can call her own. Share with us some of your baba's favourite feeding utensils.
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Your baby might be ready to start eating solids if he/she sits up and holds their head steady, seems interested in your food or tries to take it from you.
Watch our development milestone video to help you know when your little one is ready for solids: [ Nestle.co.za Link ]
Are you and your baby ready to start weaning? Well, it is a gradual process and choosing when to start is a personal decision.
Here are some tips to get you started. SHARE with us your weaning experience with your little one.
The day your little one starts eating solid food is a huge milestone. This is the stage called weaning, a foundation for healthy eating habits which teaches your baby how to be spoon-fed, swallow and eventually learn to chew.
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Welcome to the weaning series!
Over the next 6 weeks, we will be helping you understand the process of weaning with you and your baby. Keep a close eye on our page as we share all the do's and don'ts of weaning.
At this stage you might be experiencing constipation or be feeling sluggish. Eating more fibre and plenty of fruits and veggies will help to keep everything moving and prevent bloating.
You don't need to wait until your baby's born to start bonding with them. A soothing way to bond with your baby is to gently massage your belly. It's a great way to relax and wind down.
As a mom to be, it's important to choose the right birthing plan. Attending childbirth and parent education classes is an excellent way to prepare for birth and to develop a support system. [ Nestle.co.za Link ]
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#DidYouKnow, your pregnancy is measured in trimesters? The first trimester is week 1 through to week 12. The second trimester is week 13 to week 27, and the third trimester of pregnancy spans from week 28 to the birth.
Exercises such as aerobics, swimming, brisk walking and aquanatal classes are good for you and your unborn baby. Staying fit will also help you to cope with labour and birth when the time comes