World of mom & baby


Complementary feeding, as defined by the World Health Organization, is “the process starting when breast milk or breast milk substitute alone is no longer sufficient to meet the nutritional requirements of infants” so that “other foods and liquids are needed, along with breast milk”. Complementary food in this opinion, comprises

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As a new parent, you may be surprised to learn that your newborn, who seems to need you every minute of the day, actually sleeps about 16 hours or more! Newborns typically sleep for periods of 2–4 hours. Don’t expect yours to sleep through the night — the digestive system

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• Iron During the first 6 months of life, infants use iron liver reserves build up during fetal life, as the iron content of breast milk is very low. Thus, at around 6 months, an exogenous source of iron from the diet is needed to meet the nutritional requirements. From

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