While still an infant and toddler, hygiene and dental health must be maintained. Infants and toddlers should be given your knowledge of how to care for your teeth early. Take care of your babies and toddlers from baby bottle syndrome. Baby bottle syndrome or in English bottlemouth syndrome is a term used to describe the condition of severe damage to almost all children have teeth baby or toddler. The syndrome is so painful to the baby would cry endlessly in long duration. Continue reading
Seeing the little appetite decreased, it feels sad yes, Ladies? In times of growth, it requires a complete nutrition to grow well. Today voracious eating, it could be tomorrow movement mouth shut. Well, if his appetite does not go back. You can try to apply some effective ways below to baby.
- Serve Favorite Meal At Breakfast
Breakfast is a determinant of whether or not fulfilled and nutrition into the body of the child. If your child can have breakfast regularly, then the growth process can also be run optimally. Try to observe, from the menu so that often you serve, which is the most enjoyed with gusto? From there, you can develop the menu again with different variations so that your child can not easily get bored.
- Always Provide Food in proximity of
Another way that is effective enough to meet the nutritional intake throughout the day your child is putting food as a snack nearby. Make food creations with forms that funny little guy as a healthy snack. For example, pieces of fresh fruit shaped like animals. Serve every two hours, with a portion a little, so that your child can not easily get bored.
- Reset Portion Eating Right
It often makes the little irritated and reluctant to eat, because the meal portions seen so much. According to Judy More, a child nutrition expert and member of the Infant & Toddler Forum in Britain, eating right child could follow several types of these foods.
Glad child has stepped on the age of 6 months. This means it has started to be allowed to get his first meal, in addition to breast milk. Support growth, by providing foods that have high nutritional, as shown below.
- Summer squash
Besides having a natural sweetness like a baby, yellow squash does not cause allergies and are rich in beta carotene. Sources of vitamin A is necessary for growth, fight infection, and maintain healthy skin and hair. The best way to maintain the nutritional content is to steam. Serve with how polished and adjust the viscosity yes.
This green leafy vegetable is an excellent source of calcium, vitamin A, iron, and selenium are good. But because the nitrate content is high enough, wait until the baby reaches the age of 8 months, before giving spinach as food. There are several ways to prepare spinach, ranging from steaming, boiling, until with olive oil. Cook until tender leaves, tender stems, and shrink. Puree and give it to the baby, or mixed with fruit pulp or rice.
- fruit Berry
Berries are rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that maintain immunity. However, these fruits can cause allergic reactions, particularly if previously been diagnosed with a food allergy. To minimize the risk of choking, serve berries in a state of carefully washed, then steamed, or mashed until it reaches the desired consistency.
After giving exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months, is now the right time to introduce food to your baby. This is done to support the adequacy of nutrition and optimal growth. But feeding too early can lead to digestive problems, even choking. Consider the signs of the child is ready to eat, as shown below.
- Grabbing food and Insert to Mouth
When the baby began to be interested in solid food, he will not shy notify people in the surrounding areas. Starting from reacting with the joy of seeing people eat, reach food on the plate, or grab a fork and spoon, either to play or to put in his mouth. Note this when you play around with the baby yes.
- Already Can Start Sitting Position
Most babies will be able to sit down at the age of 3-5 months, but usually still need help to sustain good with his hands, had the support of parents, as well as chairs. But at the age of 6 months, the child has to develop the muscles of the neck, upper body and back muscles to be able to sit without support. It makes it easier when you start eating, because it can eat and swallow food, without the risk of choking easy.
Whether the little one this year have started to learn fast? Although not full stride, and more emulate what Mom and Dad, there’s nothing wrong, you know, begin to teach the little one to hold back his emotions. This she steps:
- Take It to Play
His name is also the children, of course he was happy to play. Take the Small to play his favorite game. Accompany it while playing so that he will feel comforted and happy.
- Divert attention
When the little one began to be provoked, for example, fighting over a toy with relatives or friends, try to divert his attention to something more interesting, such as watching TV, playing music, or taking them to move to another room. Children who are distracted usually quickly forget his anger and cheered.
- Throw Jokes
Small children are usually happy to see things that are funny. Mother can, you know, more creative by showing things that provoke laughter, such as wearing a funny hat or a joke like the Small. In essence, make her laugh and forget the sadness or anger.
While accompanying children to the playground, he seemed more silent than other children. If children his age running around, chattering, joking to screaming, the child would choose to sit quietly on a bench. Seeing these facts, do not panic, Mother. Not necessarily problematic toddler in communicating or socializing.
1. Find out why
Finding no children aged 2 years sociable with strangers, then changed drastically becomes quiet at the age of 3 years. This is because children aged 2 to 4 years of entering a new phase of anxiety toward strangers so that they are afraid of a stranger.
2. Encourage the child to interact according to their interests taciturn Children tend to have a unique and powerful interests. Give children the opportunity to undergo his interest. When parents get involved and support, children are happy and confident to socialize with other children. To follow his silence interests, encourage children to get acquainted with what is in the environment. Start first with inanimate objects, plants or animals. If he had refused to move and told me, then encourage him to interact with their peers. Or take the kids to play-which does not require interaction with other people.
3. Keep asking children to talk
Give full understanding in children that being quiet is okay. Explain that he does not have to be like the A or the B talkative. But explained that he could not keep quiet if he wanted to ask something, mengungakapkan feelings (such as sadness or happiness), felt uncomfortable, feeling sick or hurt by other people. Tell that to speak, the mother, father, and others will understand what he wants. Continue reading
Parted long enough with you, for example, you have to go to work, can be a difficult thing for him. No wonder if the child is crying every time you go to the office. At this age, children are still very dependent on the presence of people who are very close to him, but does not make it can not be independent. When people close to him go, he will feel lost and very sad that is expressed in the form of crying.
The solution :
1. Tell the child to be honest with where you are going, including the reason you go. For example, Mother went to work, yes, son. Mother would be home again tonight. Remember, do not closeout promise to return quickly if you are not sure.
2. Ask for help to people you trust to provide exciting activities to distract her from the memory of you. Continue reading
Naturally, if a child at this age often feel scared and crying when taken to the dentist. Not only the first visit, when I had been to the dentist for a second time is still often make a child afraid. Help children to not fear to the dentist, with some of the following ways:
- Wake Positive Image
Embed the understanding that the dentist aims to make healthy teeth. Do not take the child when your dentist, because it can appear a false perception, especially if the place of practice and care that you do creepy.
- Unknown, unloved
One way to introduce your teeth and tell the children about the importance of dental care was through the game of teeth. This game invites kids to save the main character from the spell of an evil witch tooth decay. Children are also invited to brush twice a day for two minutes, to kill bacteria and opened the kingdom locked maps curse.
- Being Ordinary
Before leaving for the dentist, try to be plain and simple as possible for the preparation. If the mother seems too busy preparing, the child will be upset and a lot of questions.
Toys rotation. The concept of playing with an object in turn is easier to understand than the concept of sharing toddler toys. Use a timer and plug in a short time, for example 1-2 minutes. Let toddlers play an object in turn with friends. He will let his play with these objects because he knew that it would come back to him after his playing time was running out.
Play a role. Show your child that wants to share with him getting close friendships and fun. Doctor-medicine. Invite one child to play with her friends. Make a doll as a patient who had to be taken to hospital. Ask your child role as the mother of the patient to give the doll to her friend who plays the doctor to be checked. Once completed, ask a friend to give back to the children’s doll. Car repair shop. When the toy in the form of cars, tell the child if a toy is no damage and had to be taken to the workshop; ask him to give her car to her friend who serves as a mechanic to be fixed. Once completed, ask a friend to give back cars it to your baby.
Play date. Children often had the opportunity to play with peers will learn about the benefits of sharing. Set up a play date, namely activities play together in a place that has been determined. Time not too long. Let the children busy playing with his friends. Watch them from a distance. Continue reading
For those who have children and are toddlers in the house, of course, the mother will be very busy with activities to care for and maintain their children. We need to know, care for and maintain your child is still a toddler arguably tricky. Even so, taking care of your children who are toddlers will be very difficult and annoying when you do not want the child to eat or picky. If it is left alone, would your child will be malnourished and nutrition.
To that end, each of the parents, especially the mother must be very clever to care for and ensure that your child will eat well. And in order for your child’s appetite for the better, at least there are some things you can do at home mom. What are these? Here’s his review.
- Create a meal schedule
Be sure to create a feeding schedule for your child. According to some nutritionists, children need to eat at least 3 to 4 hours. Whether it is eating rice, porridge or just a snack and drink. So, keep your child eat the regularly scheduled time. Create a daily schedule of what time the children eat rice, eat snacks and drink milk (ASI). When your child has a regular mealtime, can increase appetite and his diet was going well.
- Change Meal Baby
In order for your child’s appetite for the better. Try to give him food menu is diverse and always changing every day. If you give the same food every day to your child, it will only make baby bored and do not like to eat. Always replace your child’s diet and the adequate nutrients needed by the body well.