How to take care for the baby in winter

In winter, the body of baby is prone to negative reactions with the external environment. Therefore, you should pay attention to the baby and make sure that he/she wears adequate warm clothes for the body retaining heat and the suitable diet.

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Protect your baby nose:

Mucus in the nose is the first frontline helping children fight germs. However, in the dry and cold air, the mucus in their nose will be thicker, which is hardly moving. To childcare well in cold weather, you should put a few drops of saline solution for them and gentle suction. Clean and ventilated nose helps to reduce the risk of illness in children.

Keep warm enough:

Please keep baby wear clothes warm enough. But do not fear the cold that wearing too many clothes, which will cause discomfort to the baby because baby’s skin should be ventilated. However, do not wear the style brakes. Too hot or too cold are both easy to make your baby have a cold.

Children should eat liquid food:

When being a fever, children often lose their appetite so parents should pay attention to add nutritious liquids like fruit juice for them, tea, broth and vegetables as well. This helps to keep the energy and positively help children drink more water.

Adjust the light accordingly:

When sick, children tend to sleep more. Too intense light will cause them discomfort, but if the room is dark all day, it is easy to make the body feel more tired. A little light and fresh air will be beneficial to the health of children.

Diet:

Weather turns cold is when the disease have many opportunities to “visit” your babies. By adding the following foods in their daily menu, you can help strengthen resistance, limiting illness.

  • Read meat
    Red meats such as beef, veal are fortified foods immune system ideal for children. Besides abundant protein sources, ensure adequate supply of energy, red meat contains zinc and other elements necessary for the growth of white blood cells, thus helping to improve the health of the immune system and ward off bacteria in the external environment. Three ounces of lean beef provides about 30% of zinc needed each day.
  • Fish
    Omega-3 is found in salmon, mackerel, herring reduces circulation enhancement of the circulatory system, protects lungs from influenza virus, and thus limits respiratory diseases.
  • Yogurt
    Lactic acid in yogurt is known for its effect in increasing beneficial intestinal bacteria, so the yogurt as a dessert is good for the digestive system. Not only inhibits bacteria and harmful substances from the gut, yogurt also helps the digestion and absorption of nutrients become more favorable. A low-fat yogurt each day can effectively reduce 25% the risk of common colds.
  • The citrus fruit
    Vitamin is found in oranges, lemons, grapefruit having the ability to resist the action of histamine, an allergen in the body, and destroy viruses in the mucous membranes of the nose and throat, significantly reduce allergies Common cold season. The fruit also contains carotene, which stimulates the body to produce white blood cells, limiting the infection.
  • Garlics
    Contains many antioxidants and antibacterial elements, garlic has long been known as a substance that increases resistance. In particular, these substances cannot be destroyed during cooking, so you just need to do the dishes delicious with garlic without force children to eat raw. Some studies have shown that garlic is effective to reduce to 70% the risk of colds, diseases restrictions related to stomach – duodenum.
  • Cauliflower
    200 grams of fresh Cauliflower provides 75% of the vitamin necessary for the baby during the day. Besides, cauliflower also contains fiber, antioxidants, vitamin B and C, these ingredients are good for the immune system.
How to take care for the baby in winter

Nutrition for babies under 1 year old: 9 taboo dishes

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6-month-old infant is able to start practicing solid foods and explore diverse food world than breast milk or formula. When updating nutrition menu for the baby, the mother should avoid 9 dishes to make them grow healthy and most comprehensive.

1. Salt

When processing the infant nutrition snack collection, such as flour or porridge, mothers absolutely should not add spice, sugar or salt. The kidneys of infants do not adapt much salt intake from food, which is very vulnerable to overloaded activity.

Some foods that contain high levels of salt such as cheese, sausages, grilled meats should also beyond the list of foods intended for infants under 1 year old. When buying food for babies, mothers remember to check the ingredients on the packaging whether they contain salt or not!

2. Shellfish

Most nutrition experts recommend that children over 1 year old can eat all kinds of shellfish, such as shrimp, crab, clams, snails, mussels, … They are foods that easily cause allergies, especially with children under 1 year of age, the baby’s digestive system is too immature.

If there is a family who are allergic to seafood, mothers should be careful and consult a doctor before you intend to take shellfish in infant nutrition menu.

3. The soft cheeses

Babies under 1 year old can eat cheese, but should stay away from soft and wet type. The risk of listeria infection from eating cheese is very high. The source of Calcium supplying of healthy for infants from breast milk and formula milk is still the best. If necessary, the mother can feed your baby with hard cheese or cream cheese for added calcium to children.

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