Many children by this age already show an active interest in food. This is a normal formation of nutritional interest, but it does not mean that it is time for the child to administer complementary foods. On the recommendation of WHO, the introduction of complementary foods for children who are both breast-feeding and artificial feeding is recommended from 6 months.
The baby can play for a long time, lying on his stomach. He goes through the toys that are in his reach, manipulates them. Many five-month-olds are already trying to get on all fours. They stretch their arms, pull up and bend their knees. Many people get up on all fours by the end of the month and swing back and forth. This is an excellent preparation for crawling.
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Breast milk begins to ripen in about two weeks, but it becomes fully mature only when the baby is four weeks old. From this moment, its composition will hardly change – the most significant changes in it have already occurred during the first month.
Shortly after reaching maturity, breast milk is saturated with components that protect the baby from bacterial and viral infections.1 It is probably no coincidence that it is during this period that the baby begins to take various objects into the mouth. Continue reading
The beauty of breastfeeding is that everything you need is always at your fingertips: you can feed your baby wherever you are, and the temperature of the milk will always be as it should. But although there is nothing more natural than breastfeeding, the very idea of doing this in front of everyone, especially for the first time, can cause some concern. It doesn’t matter if you worry about what others will think or not, our tips will help you prepare for this event.
If you are confused by the prospect of breastfeeding for the first time in a public place, practice at home Continue reading