My, how they’ve grown. Seems like only yesterday they were sleeping, eating and pooing machines – now you can barely keep up with them! They’re picking up things so quickly, absorbing so much of the world, that you, too need to up your game so they stay happy and healthy. Chin up; together, we’ll build a strong foundation for your child’s happiness and potential in the future.
Developing Your Child’s Eating Habits
Most children have their own ways to tell you whether they are hungry or full. How you respond to these cues will help your child understand your reactions and his own expectations.
Myths or Facts: Goat’s Milk as an Alternative Choice for Your Child
A mother’s breastmilk is the perfect, natural source of nutrients for your child. However, goat’s milk has been thought of by many mothers as one of the alternatives for a growing child. Experts and researches disagree on goat’s milk being nutritionally sufficient.
7 Facts You Need to Know About Soya Milk for Your Child
As a mom, or dad, you’ve probably researched high and low for the perfect milk for your child. Many parents make this very important choice based on a few factors, one of which is their child’s allergies to regular cow’s milk.
Kids get their genes from their moms and dads. Because of this, traits like hair and eye color, handedness, blood type and even the presence of dimples are inherited. However, there are also genes that can put a child at risk for diseases like allergies, obesity and diabetes.
Have you ever watched your child build a tower of toy blocks? If he’s been playing with them for some time, he’s probably figured out (hopefully, without any injuries) that the better the foundation he builds, the higher he can make his tower reach.
We’ve learned that family history puts your child at risk for obesity. But did you know that early nutrition and changes in hormones can interact with your child’s genes, affect metabolism and cause obesity?
Did you know that the gastrointestinal tract is more than just a food processor for your child’s meals? The gut is the largest immune organ and 80% of the antibody-producing cells are located in the gut.
We believe that breastfeeding is the best nutritional start for babies and we fully support the World Health Organizations recommendation of exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life followed by the introduction of adequate nutritious complementary foods along with sustained breastfeeding for up to two years of age.
Nestlé Start Well & Stay Well is here to share the science based information to support you as a confident parent in giving your child the best possible nutrition.