Introducing_Solid_Foods_to_Infants

Introducing_Solid_Foods_to_Infants - foods (no dinners or...

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Introducing Solid Foods to Infants When foods are introduced depends on: Infant’s nutritional needs Physical readiness to take food from a spoon and swallow Control of allergic reactions Guidelines Introduce foods one at a time starting with cereals and feeding each food for several days before starting the next Use single ingredient baby
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Unformatted text preview: foods (no dinners or desserts) or home blenderized foods without salt Offer small servings (2-3Tbsp.) Dilute infant juices and offer in moderation (by cup) Offer a wide variety of foods and several snacks Avoid honey and choking hazard foods: popcorn, nuts, hot dogs, grapes Encourage self feeding with supervision...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course NURS 220 taught by Professor Mercer during the Fall '09 term at South Carolina.

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