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Cottage cheese, kefir and egg yolk in food of the child: when and how?

Here we also reached a dairy feeding up. “Really it is impossible to manage my milk? - mother whose child is on breastfeeding will notice. - Why to the kid also cow?“ Really, on the first year of life it is better to do without cow`s milk, and here the products received from it have to take the worthy place in a diet of the baby.

Cottage cheese

One of the first dairy products in a diet of the baby appears cottage cheese. It contains the concentrate of milk protein having high biological value and milk fat which is easily acquired by the child`s organism. Cottage cheese, a source of calcium and phosphorus, necessary for formation of a bone tissue, children for the first time try on 7 - 8 - m month of life. Acquaintance to this product containing, among other things, and vitamins of group B, and niatsin and folic acid, begins with 1/2 tea spoon. Within a month the daily volume of consumption of cottage cheese by the kid has to be increased to of 30 - 40 g

Keep in mind that even by the end of the first year of life cottage cheese volume in a day diet of the kid should not exceed 50 g! Kidneys of the baby can not cope with a large number of this product from - for high content of protein in it. Originally the kid should offer the pure cottage cheese which is not containing additional components, let out especially for baby food. It possesses a soft consistence that is important for the children who are not able to chew yet. Besides, children`s cottage cheese is adapted to features of an organism of the child differing in physiological immaturity of a gastrointestinal tract.

Important value at the choice of cottage cheese has also its fatty component. Of course, will be to the taste to kids creamy option (10 - 15% fat), however the first acquaintance it is better to begin with his dairy fellow (all of 3 - 5% fat). The last type of cottage cheese is ideally suited for children with the increased body weight. If your kid puts on the weight and growth insufficiently, differs in a small appetite, then you should pay attention to the fruit cottage cheeses differing in higher content of carbohydrates.

Kefir - pros and cons

Despite positive properties of kefir, pediatricians do not recommend to enter this product into food of children earlier of 8 - go month of life. The structure of “adult“ kefir does not correspond to physiological needs of the child of the first year of life therefore the kid needs to offer the kefir created especially for baby food. If the baby is on artificial feeding, then acquaintance to kefir can take place slightly earlier - on 6 - 7 - m month.


of a gastrointestinal tract of the child it is only formed therefore you should not hurry with introduction to a diet of adult products. Choosing kefir, attentively read packing: marking is obligatory - for what age the product is intended. Fermented milk products for children have gentle taste and the lowered acidity therefore are digested comfortably.

should Enter kefir into food of children gradually, since 30 ml, having brought by 9 months the volume of the consumed product to 200 ml that corresponds to the volume of one feeding.


? Bifido?

Kefir, bioyoghurt and bifikefir differ in

not only names, but also the maintenance of microflora, making thereby various impact on a microbiocenosis zheludochno - an intestinal path. Kefir contains the dairy fungi stimulating intestinal microflora growth. Prefixes bio - and bifido - indicate that kefir is in addition enriched with bifidobacteria which promote development of own intestinal microflora.

of the Bacterium - the probiotics fighting against microorganisms - wreckers - the real toilers. Therefore if your child well transfers all types of kefir, then you should not give preference some to one. For achievement of improving effect different types of bacteria - probiotics have to come to an organism of the baby.

the Egg yolk

a protein Source in a diet of the child is also an egg yolk. For convenience it is added to vegetable puree. The yolk appears in the menu of the baby at the age of 6 months (for the first time offer the kid 1/8 part of a yolk, gradually increasing its quantity to 1/2 by 8 months). However it quite often causes allergic reaction therefore it is necessary to try it very carefully in kids. Trying to avoid a possible allergy, you do not hurry to replace eggs quail. Contrary to a popular belief, allergic reaction to them meets the same frequency, as reaction to eggs.