How is the baby weaned?

time:2022-10-02 05:04:04source:monlittlebaby.com author:Baby bones
How is the baby weaned?

What is weaning? Weaning, also known as weaning or breastfeeding, refers to the complete discontinuation of breastfeeding and a switch to regular food. Change from fluid food to semi-solid or solid food; change from sucking on the teat to taking food from chopsticks, spoons, cups, plates, bowls. Every time parents want to wean, they are always anxious, how to wean? What should I do if my baby doesn't want to eat milk powder? In fact, weaning will also choose the right time. Best age for weaning: 1.5-2 years old, regular age: 10-12 months, generally no earlier than 8-10 months. The influencing factors of a mother’s decision to wean: First, the amount of breast milk is not much, and its quality has declined, which is not enough to maintain the normal growth and development of the baby; second, the baby has grown deciduous teeth, and when the baby is healthy and not sick, and begins to adapt to formula milk feeding , after supplementary food has been added; the third is social environmental factors, social systems, customs, welfare: breastfeeding leave, etc.; especially the mother's work requirements. So under what circumstances is it not suitable to wean the baby temporarily? ①During teething ②During illness ③Vaccination about to be administered or within 1 week after vaccination ④Obvious separation anxiety period If you take care of people, such as changing babysitters, try to wean after a month of delay. Choose a suitable weaning method 1. Psychological adjustment, parents should be patient, gentle, and step by step, try to communicate with the baby reasonably, learn to soothe, accompany the baby more, not alienate, and do not force the baby; 2. Food transition, gradually reduce the number of feedings and increase the number of complementary foods; Breast milk, formula milk, timely and correct addition of complementary foods; cooking methods, food diversification and shape changes, stimulate the baby's appetite; 3. Transition of tableware: from breastfeeding to feeding bottles, then to bowls, spoons, chopsticks, cups, plates; 4. Changes in breastfeeding methods: adjust the breastfeeding posture; from breastfeeding to breastfeeding bottle feeding to formula milk bottle feeding, etc.; gradually shorten the time of each breastfeeding, supplement other healthy foods such as formula milk after breastfeeding; extend the time between drinking milk, first Try to stop breastfeeding during the day and replace it with parent-child games; from bottle feeding to bowl, spoon or chopsticks, cup, and plate feeding, the adaptation period is 1-2 weeks; change feeding, such as feeding by the father, to reduce dependence on the mother; five , Attention shift: adjustment of living habits; environmental changes, such as indoor picture change, outdoor games; 6. Caregiver role change: such as reducing mother's care, replaced by father; 7. Others: cultivating good behavior habits and independent sleep habits Other inadvisable weaning methods: 1. Taste stimulation weaning: apply ink, panacea, chili water or coptis water on the nipple, which may affect the normal addition of other foods and cause psychological obstacles; 2. Forced isolation and weaning: forcibly remove the baby Sent to her parents’ or in-law’s house for isolation: separation of mother and child may result in a lack of security, separation anxiety, unwillingness to communicate with others, irritability and other psychological barriers, and even decreased body resistance; 3. Forcibly holding back milk and weaning method: mother does not drink soup , Use a towel to stretch the chest and seal the nipple with tape, which may cause breast tenderness and even infection. What should I do if my mother's milk rises during weaning? Reduce stimulation of breasts and nipples: including sucking, touching, and avoiding rinsing the breasts with hot water when showering; when the milk is obviously swollen (painful, unbearable), express part of the milk without expressing empty; or you can apply cold compresses to the breasts; do not eat Foods that promote lactation, such as peanuts, pig trotters, crucian carp, soup, etc.; eat less protein-rich food; appropriately reduce the intake of soup; use food to return milk if necessary, such as raw malt to boil water; try to avoid hormone drugs or return Milk medicine. Pay attention to the WeChat public account: Jingying Early Education to learn more about parenting. You can also go to the link http://app.yikangsoft.com to learn more small skills
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