If you feed your baby only breast-feeding need to enter before six months. If a child is on an artificial or mixed feeding, give him solid foods early on, from about four months when shortage of weight. Please note that normal packaged milk should not be given to child under one year, and in some cases it is necessary to wait up to three years, because children often found intolerance to cow's protein.
Pediatricians recommend the use of as foods porridge industrial production, because they are better processed and sterilized. Almost all "factory" cereals contain a variety of vitamins and mineral salts, it does not contain preservatives, stabilizers and dyes. Thanks to ready-made cereals can Supplement your baby's diet trudnoreshaemyh at home cereals such as corn, barley or rye.
Start to introduce solid foods better with a dairy-free cereals. For their preparation you only need water you can use boiled or a special nursery, which you can buy in specialized stores. The composition includes a dairy-free cereals hydrolyzed milk protein or soy. It is a safe substitute for breast foundations.
Unfortunately, if your child is prone to allergies, it is better to choose a dairy-free porridge with hydrolyzed milk protein sensitivity to milk protein is quite often accompanied by allergic to soy protein. Cereal-based proteins of soy are well-suited to children who have trouble digesting lactose.
In milk cereal basis is often whole milk powder, in this case, its components remain intact. In some cases, can be used dry skim milk, in such cereals, milk fat is replaced by vegetable to provide kids with sufficient amount of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Milk porridge in the absence of contraindications it is best to give the child after a year, at about this age children disappear trouble digesting cow milk protein.
Please note that starting solid foods best gluten-free cereals, i.e. rice, corn and buckwheat, as young children can be allergic to gluten, that is a plant protein contained in certain cereals. Unfortunately, gluten cereal may cause in very young children the development of some serious diseases. Gluten-free cereals are marked with a crossed out ear of corn on the packaging.