Insight Category: Baby & Food

Start with regular food

Give your child good eating habits from the beginning! Somewhere between 4-6 months, many children show interest in food. Let the journey be an exciting journey of discovery in new flavors and textures at the child’s own pace. Here you will find tips on how to lay a good foundation for future eating habits. Fixed routines for meals […]

Written by on October 27, 2020

Milk and meal drinks

0–6 months  The WHO – the World Health Organization – recommends that children be breastfed until the age of 6 months if breastfeeding works. Appetite can really vary at this age, so a good tip is to let the baby eat when it needs to, around the clock, regardless of whether your baby is breastfeeding or […]

Written by on October 27, 2020

Take care

Be careful with salt Before your child reaches the age of one, do not salt your baby’s food or serve foods that are high in salt. In Sweden, salt intake for adults is too high, so when children eat the family’s food, it is therefore extra important that you are careful with the salt. If you want more, […]

Written by on October 27, 2020

Start with flavored portions

A child who receives breast milk and / or infant formula, seems satisfied and gains weight does not really need any other food before the age of six months. Both breast milk and infant formula provide the energy and nutrition the baby needs during the first 6 months (D-drops are recommended as a supplement for all […]

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Teach the child to eat by himself

When young children learn to eat on their own, they examine the food with both their mouths and their hands. Before the child has full control of the motor skills, the occasional meal can end up on the floor and sometimes perhaps more end up outside the mouth than inside. But for each attempt, the child learns […]

Written by on October 27, 2020

Children who do not eat

There is a lot of talk in forums for parents and in parent groups about BLW – Baby-Led Weaning – which is about letting the child learn to eat by himself and discover food at his own pace. The BLW method means that you as an adult do not feed the child when it is time […]

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Do not give this to children under 1 year of age

Green leafy vegetables and beetroot juice Do not give green leafy vegetables such as lettuce, arugula and spinach or beetroot juice before one year of age. They contain a lot of nitrates which is converted into nitrite in the body. Young children are particularly sensitive to nitrate and nitrite, which in excessive amounts affect the body’s ability […]

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Meal planning and fixed routines

There is a lot of talk in forums for parents and in parent groups about BLW – Baby-Led Weaning – which is about letting the child learn to eat by himself and discover food at his own pace. The BLW method means that you as an adult do not feed the child when it is time […]

Written by on October 27, 2020