What you can give your child to drink

During the first month of life babies should not be given nothing but purified boiled water. If the baby refuses to drink, you can lightly sweeten the drink 5% glucose solution.

Babies aged one month and older can be given to drink chamomile tea and Finchley. They strengthen children's immunity, have antibacterial activity, in addition, excellent help with the cramps and bloating.

From the age of three a child's diet, it is recommended to gradually introduce Apple and pear juices, and with five months allowed the juice of apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, etc.

Six-month-old child may drink homemade compote. Made with their own hands, these compotes can significantly extend and enrich vitamins in the diet of the child.

How to cook the compote

The compote for an infant must be done only from high quality natural ingredients without dyes and fragrances. An ideal raw material will be organic products harvested on their own. Better stewed fruit cooking without adding sugar, in a pinch, you can sweeten with fructose.

To prepare for the baby Apple compote from dried fruits, you'll need a handful of dried apples, water and fructose to taste. Apples rinse thoroughly, then soak for ten minutes in warm water. After that turgid fruit again rinse well and dip in boiling water. Cook the compote for a long time need not, bring it to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for ten minutes. Then remove the beverage from the heat and let it infuse under the lid. Ready compote, strain and cool. Before use, the drink add some sweetness.

The use of compote of dried fruits cannot be overemphasized. It provides child's body with essential vitamins: A, B1, B2, B3, B3, B6; and trace elements: iron, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, sodium.

In addition to apples you can use other fruits. So, drink prune will save the baby from constipation, and vitamin compote-selection of all sorts of dried fruit will not only be a source of additional fluid, but also an excellent tool for strengthening immunity.

Method of preparation of different fruit drinks from other fruits does not differ from the recipe Apple drink. In addition to the dried fruit the composition of fruit drinks for babies can include fresh berries and fruits, method of preparation is not changed. But keep in mind that it is advisable to choose the usual fruits and berries, exotic pineapple, mango, passion fruit, etc. should be abandoned.

You should also not forget that new products, including beverages, must be entered in the children's diet gradually, starting with small doses at intervals of 7-10 days.