An exploration of knowledge, attitudes and advice given by health professionals to parents in Ireland about the introduction of solid foods. A pilot study
- The truth about baby-led weaning. // Mother & Baby;May2015, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p120
The article presents questions and answers related to baby-led weaning including offering solid food instead of purees or mashed food to one's child, recommendations as per World Health Organization (WHO), and fostering child's healthy relationship with food for life.
- Everything you need to know about... weaning. // Mother & Baby;Apr2013, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p34
The article offers suggestions on weaning of infants. Proper food should be given to a baby by the time he/she is six months old to meet nutritional needs. Weaning is seen as an emotional and difficult hurdle by many new parents. The World Health Organisation has recommended that babies should...
- 20 things you never knew about weaning. // Mother & Baby;Apr2013, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p48
The article offers suggestions on weaning of infants. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended exclusive breastfeeding to infants for the first six months. It is stated that when a baby becomes able to sit without support and starts putting objects in mouth, it is a sign that the baby...
- Milk & more... Ghosh, Subarna // Mother & Baby;Nov2014, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p76
The article offers advises on how mothers can make weaning time healthy, enjoyable, and smooth both for oneself and the baby. The recommendation of the World Health Organization (WHO) that the first six months are best supported by exclusive breastfeeding is stated. It notes that the rule for...
- WHAT IS...? weaning. Brown, Emma-Charlotte // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);10/27/2003, Vol. 55 Issue 43, p38
Presents information on how to wean an infant on to solid food. Food which should be given to babies; Proper time to give solid food to a baby.
- Breastfeeding commitments and challenges in Africa. Lugina, Helen Igobeko // African Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health;Jan-Mar2011, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p4
The author reflects on the commitments of mothers to breastfeeding in Africa. She relates the recommendation by the World Health Organization (WHO) to replace feeding to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV if it is feasible and safe. She discusses the advantages and disadvantages of...
- Chew it over. Faux, Karen // Nursery World (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);8/28/2008, Vol. 109 Issue 4134, p14
The article discusses the transition period in which children start consuming finger foods. Lifestyle factor of parents is seen as one of the reason why this transition has become problematic. In line with the policy of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the British government changed its...
- CONNAISSANCES ET PRATIQUES DES MERES D'ENFANTS DE 6 A 18 MOIS RELATIVES Ã la CONDUITE DU SEVRAGE : cas de l' hÃ´pital gÃ©nÃ©ral de Marcory. Azagoh, K. R.; Enoh, Js.; Niangue, B.; Cisse, L.; Oulai, Sm.; Andoh, J. // Mali MÃ©dical;2013, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p1
The weaning establishes a phase at high risk in the life of the infants in the world, because badly led, the weaning raises the malnutrition energy protÃ©ino to the rank of the crucial problems of health at the infants. AIMS: the purpose is to estimate the knowledge and the practices of the...
- a solid start. Day, Jill // Australian Parents;Dec2003/Jan2004, p34
Discusses the preparation of babies for solid foods. Reasons for waiting until the right time to start feeding babies solid foods; Importance of waiting for a few days before trying another new food; Tips on supplementing breastfeeds with solid foods.