Flashcards in Growing Up Pgs 4-6 Deck (15)
The introduction of solid food into a baby’s diet at the age of 6 months
A need is
Something that is essential
A reason based on nutrients
State the reasons why something happens
An reason based on factors other than nutrients
Four essential thing for a baby are
Babies also need
1. Regular feeds
2. Lots of sleep in a safe place
3. To have his/her nappy changed frequently
4. Safe and comfortable clothes
5. To be kept clean
6. Lots of cuddles and attention
7. Regular checks a health professional
A baby needs to be weaned at six months because
It needs extra nutrients such as carbohydrates.
Also the iron stores in a baby’s liver have now ran out roughly around the age of 6 months.
Two feeding options for babies under the age of 6 months are
Recall reasons why babies should not be weaned before the age of 6 months
A baby’s teeth have not been fully developed by this point and a baby’s digestive system could not cope with solid foods until around six months.
What type of milk becomes an important nutrient source at 1 year old?
Whole milk/ Full Fat milk
3 year old toddlers should not be given too much fibre, why?
This is because toddlers can not digest mass amounts of fibre.
Remember nutritional reason formula answer
Answer= name of nutrient + source(s) + function