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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From the first day of pregnancy, your body concentrates on new tasks: the first weeks and months are characterized by adaptation to a new situation and emotional duality. You are going through a time of restructuring of the body, when the whole system is tuned for maximum physical performance.
You look, as before, the tummy has not yet rounded and the rest of life goes on. The fact that your body is not in its usual state, you yourself will feel much more distinctly: your chest becomes much more sensitive and tense, you will become more tired, and in the morning everything will last twice as long. Your heart will beat faster, sometimes you will breathe more often, and your emotions will be diametrically opposite. Many women are not sure whether they are doing everything right and whether they are really ready for their new task. These thoughts are important for parents and are the first part of the initiation of communication. Continue reading
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