In our advice article “Introduction to complementary foods” we explain step by step how to introduce your baby to complementary foods.
The tasteless rapeseed oil with its valuable fatty acid composition is recommended as a vegetable oil in complementary foods. It has an optimal mix of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids that support the development of nerve and brain cells. With the addition of the oil, your baby can also better absorb the fat-soluble vitamins E, D, K, A from the porridges. The extra portion of energy from the oil is also needed for baby growth.
The following amounts of oil are recommended for dairy-free cereal meals:
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You can start giving your infant more water from the first meal. Your infant will require roughly 200 ml of fluids in addition to these three porridge meals per day. It's better to serve him water or unsweetened tea in a mug, glass, or cup at the table. On the go, a leak-proof drinking bottle is ideal. The fluid demand increases to 700 ml per day by the end of the first year of life.
Please don't let your child suckle on the bottle all the time! Rinsing the teeth with sugar-free liquids also damages the tooth enamel and can promote tooth decay.