10 Tips for Infant Feeding Project
By: Aleah Zavala
Pros and Cons for Breast Feeding
It's always available.
It is easily digestible.
It may protect against allergies and asthma in the future.
There can be a certain amount of anxiety and frustration while a mother is learning the process.
If someone else wants to feed the baby with a bottle of breast milk the mother still has to pump.
Breastfeeding takes a lot of energy for your body to make milk, so the mother can often feel quite fatigued.
How do you know when your baby is ready for solid foods and weaning?
Ability to let you know she is full from a "meal" with signs such as turning away from the bottle or breast.
Ability to sit up and hold head up unassisted.
Doubling of birth weight.
How to introduce new foods and a timeline of when they should be introduced
A list of appropriate foods for children under 1 year.
Rice cereal and other foods with rice have long been recommended as first or early foods for infants and children.
A lost of foods to avoid for children under one year and signs of allgeric reactions