Newborn nutrition

Baby's first step

Nutrition is the key

Newborns, especially premature babies or diseased newborns, are more prone to malnutrition and affect their growth after birth. This is mainly due to the rapid growth rate during the neonatal period, and part of the organ function is not mature enough to meet the disease, surgery or mass nutrition The body’s additional needs for nutrition under conditions such as material loss are related to the body’s additional needs for nutrition. Therefore, it is particularly important to correctly evaluate the nutritional status of newborns and to detect and treat malnutrition or overnutrition early

Ways to supplement nutrition for newborns

  • Breastfeeding

    Breast milk is the first meal for a newborn, but the time of breastfeeding is not fixed. Generally, it is fed every three and a half hours or so for 15 minutes each time. Colostrum is very precious. Breast milk is a natural nutrient for babies. If you can eat more, let your baby eat as much as possible.

  • Artificial feeding

    Not all babies can drink breast milk. Infant formula milk powder comes in handy at this time. Infant formula milk powder is also called breast milk powder. It is based on cow milk or other animal milk or other animal and plant ingredients, and nutrients are appropriately added. , An artificial food that can supply the nutrients needed by infants for growth and development.

  • Mixed feeding

    Some mothers choose the way of mixed feeding, that is, artificial and mixed feeding can feed warm water between the two feedings, feeding 2 to 3 times a day, about 40 ml each time (can gradually increase). After the baby has eaten the mother's breast milk, he can also drink some milk, rice noodles, etc., but still insist on feeding breast milk three times a day.

  • Food supplement

    When the baby is 4~6 months old, he can start to eat liquid food and grow teeth. Gradually, single dairy products can no longer meet the growth needs of babies, so in addition to insisting on milk feeding, supplementary food should be added gradually. The principle of increasing complementary food is: from less to more, gradual.

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HarMoniCare Nutrition Management

HarMoniCare Nutrition Management Diagnosis and Treatment ScopeChildren's dietary nutrition analysis, children's feeding guidance, nutrition consultation, dietary behavior intervention, and targeted treatment of malnutrition, obesity, nutritional deficiency diseases, children's food allergies, etc., and carry out nutrition and parenting lectures and other publicity activities.

Comprehensive monitoring system of infant nutritionOur hospital has introduced a comprehensive monitoring system for infants and young children’s nutrition, which provides an accurate basis for the assessment of infants’ nutritional status through the detection of infants’ body composition and physical development assessment, and provides an objective evaluation of children’s current nutritional intake through dietary intake surveys. Provide comprehensive guidance for children on nutrition, exercise, psychology, sleep, and drinking.

Comprehensive nutrition assessment and personalized guidanceIn the process of infant nutrition assessment, in addition to body composition analysis, infant vital signs, bone density measurement, dietary survey and analysis, etc. are all important evaluation methods, such as: determining body composition and metabolic analysis to determine demand and control Objectives: Determine the actual intake of the child based on the results of the dietary survey; determine a personalized dietary guidance plan based on the above-mentioned comprehensive analysis and quantitative guidance, and also provide a food exchange report, so that parents can flexibly match a reasonable diet for infants and young children based on ingredients .

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