Causes and treatment of baby's craving for milk

time:2022-10-02 05:35:28source:monlittlebaby.com author:Baby care
Causes and treatment of baby's craving for milk

Infant milk-loathing refers to the sudden decrease in the amount of milk that the baby eats, or the phenomenon of changing from time to time, which is a manifestation of the normal development of the baby. It is clinically common in two age groups: (1) Early infancy (4 months): At this time, the physiological development and sensory functions of the infant become more and more mature, and the tongue taste and appetite change; if complementary food has been added, the infant will prefer new Taste food, temporarily lost interest in milk powder. At the same time, there has been a breakthrough in hearing and vision, and the interest in the outside world has increased significantly, distracting attention from milk powder. Infants have a reflex action for breastfeeding. As long as they are given milk, they drink, and gradually they adjust the amount of milk according to the actual needs and appetite of the body, and the amount of food changes accordingly. (2) Late infancy (10 months): In the teething stage, the gums are sore and itchy, and the pacifier is focused on biting the nipple during breastfeeding, which leads to breastfeeding. Infants are divided into two types: physiological anorexia and pathological anorexia. (1) Physiological breastfeeding: It is divided into two types: real physiological breastfeeding and psychological breastfeeding. The former refers to the discomfort experienced by infants after eating, which in turn produces temporary disinterest or resistance to feeding; the latter interferes with external factors, leading to Infants are less interested in breastfeeding, especially formula feeding, and thus reduce milk production, which also suggests the need for appropriate complementary foods. (2) Pathological diarrhoea: In addition to diarrhoea, there are other abnormal manifestations of the corresponding diseases, which should be treated by a doctor. There are many reasons why infants are tired of milk, which are commonly seen in: [1] Breast-weariness during the milk-weary period, including psychological aversion to milk, interference from external factors, and distraction. [2] Growth slows down and demand decreases. [3] The pacifier is uncomfortable. The feel of the nipple may be too different from the nipple, so choose a nipple that mimics the nipple, or try several types of nipples. [4] Milk powder tastes different. In addition to the freshness and lightness of breast milk, infants may also like a certain unique taste of milk powder. [5] Breastfeeding in the wrong way. There are individual differences in feeding methods, age and time, and the preferred feeding methods may also be different; pay attention to the angle of the bottle and try to avoid pressing the tongue. [6] Improper ways of adding complementary foods, such as giving delicious food such as juice, vegetable juice, etc. too early. [7] Oral factors, such as sore gums during teething. [8] Disease effects such as infections, anemia and chronic diseases. One or more of the following methods can be taken for the different reasons why babies are tired of milk: 1. Choose a suitable pacifier: choose the most suitable pacifier for your baby, and adjust the size of the pacifier if necessary to suit your baby's needs. 2. Breastfeeding is encouraged, but it needs to be combined with the growth curve; if growth and development are indicated to decline, formula milk should be added in time. 3. Properly replace the milk powder: choose the milk powder with the taste you like and replace it gradually; the taste of the milk powder you like may change at different ages. You can replace the milk powder at this time, but it needs to be done slowly, and it is not suitable to replace it at will. 4. Timely addition of complementary foods: From 4 to 6 months, gradually try to add diluted fruit juice, rice paste, egg yolk, fruit puree, vegetable puree, fish puree, meat puree, and rotten noodles with different colors and flavors to improve the visual and taste sense. and masticatory muscle training; the amount of complementary food should not be too much at one time; generally, it is not advisable to add oil, salt, sugar and other seasonings to complementary food under 1 year old, so as not to affect the plain-flavored breast milk and formula milk; change the pattern appropriately, but avoid the difference in taste between the foods you eat If it is too large, the amount of food eaten should not change too much; control the time and quantity of snacks. 5. Improve breastfeeding methods: breastfeeding on demand, try to time it as much as possible; feeding at will, half an hour after exercise or after bathing; try new feeding tools, such as spoons, small cups; add or spread on rice cereal or bread, or even on nipples Give a small amount of milk powder; eat a small amount of food frequently; try to breastfeed when you are sleepy for a short time, or suddenly switch to a bottle while eating breast milk; encourage playing after meals, and do not feed the baby one by one; choose a relatively fixed table and position, etc. . 6. Improve the feeding environment: a separate, soft and comfortable environment is conducive to reducing the impact of seasonal changes; diet demonstrations, such as parents themselves are eating or chewing food in their mouths; quiet environment, parents should not say anything or do anything Any other action, including answering the phone and walking nearby; eating with children of similar age who have good eating habits. 7. Appropriate supplement of vitamins and trace elements: such as multivitamins, zinc, etc. 8. Eat more foods that are easy to digest and cellulose-rich vegetables, fruits, etc., to improve stool quality and promote defecation, and take appetite-stimulating drugs if necessary, such as hawthorn water, Baohe Pill and Simo Tang solution, etc., for some children Some help. 9. Adjust your mentality, try patiently, keep a happy mood, avoid reprimands during meals, and avoid forced feeding. 10. Seek medical attention to correct the effects of the disease. The occurrence of breastfeeding does not mean that the baby will suffer from malnutrition. If the growth curve is normal, the vitality is good, and there are no other abnormalities, it usually returns to normal in about 1 month, so there is no need to worry too much; however, if it lasts for too long, If the vitality becomes worse and the growth curve moves down, it is recommended to go to the hospital for diagnosis and treatment.
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