YOGURT AS BABYFOOD

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When do you start eating baby food yogurt? Introducing notes and recipes

Yogurt that is effective in relieving constipation and supplementing calcium. Since it is a smooth paste, many moms who have become accustomed to dairy products with breast milk or milk will be able to eat it immediately. However, you may need to be careful when and how much yogurt you give in your baby food. This time, we will introduce recommended recipes, amounts to be given, precautions, etc. about when to give yogurt during the baby food period.

When can I give yogurt?

Yogurt can be eaten from the middle stage of baby food (around 7 to 8 months after birth). Yogurt is a fermented food that is rich in protein and calcium and is easily digested and absorbed. It is a smooth paste that is easy for babies to eat. You can eat it as it is, mix it with vegetables and fruits, or use it as a sauce or cream, so it is a very easy-to-use food.

How much do you eat yogurt with baby food?

If yogurt is the only protein you consume in each meal,
Mid-term baby food (around 7 to 8 months after birth): 50 to 70 g
Late baby food (around 9-11 months after birth): 80g
Baby food completion period (1 year to 1 year and 6 months): 100 g
Is a guide. For menus that are combined with other proteins in one meal, do not do this, but consider the total amount combined and adjust the amount given.

Precautions when giving yogurt to babies with baby food

When feeding yogurt to babies during the baby food period, use unsweetened plain yogurt or yogurt made for babies.

Yogurt with sweetened or fruit is high in sugar and often contains gelatin, which is at risk of allergies, and pulp that is difficult to digest, so do not give it during the baby food period. Until the age of one, honey is taboo, so don’t forget to check for honey.

For some babies, plain yogurt may feel sour and inedible. In such cases, it is recommended to add natural sweetness with grated bananas or cooked apples.
Yogurt is stored in the fridge, but if you give it out of the fridge right away, it can be too cold for your baby. The baby’s gastrointestinal tract is underdeveloped, so please warm it to room temperature before giving it.

Recommended yogurt recipe for baby food

■ Banana yogurt in the middle of baby food

Plain yogurt alone has a strong acidity, but adding bananas adds sweetness and makes it easier to eat.

<Ingredients>

Banana 40g
Plain yogurt 40g

<Instruction>

1. Crush the banana with a fork.
2. Combine plain yogurt and 1. and you’re done.

■ Potato salad in the latter half of baby food

Babies who don’t like vegetables can eat a little more yogurt.

<Ingredients>

Potato 40g
Broccoli 10g
Carrot 10g
Plain yogurt 20g

<How to make>

1. Cut carrots and potatoes into cubes of about 5 mm, heat them in the microwave for about 3 minutes, and crush them.
2. Boil the broccoli and cut it into small pieces.
3. Mix 1 and 2 with yogurt and it’s done

■ Yogurt banana pancake when baby food is completed

With yogurt, you can easily make soft panques that can be eaten by babies and adults who have completed baby food.

<Ingredients>

One banana
Flour 50g
Baking powder 5g
Plain yogurt 15g

<Instructions>

1. Crush the banana. Add flour, baking powder and yogurt and mix well.
2. Put oil in a frying pan and bake. When it gets dry, turn it over and bake.

Let’s make delicious baby food with yogurt

Yogurt can be easily prepared and can be arranged in various recipes, which is a nice ingredient for busy moms. Not only is it easy for children to eat, but it also goes well with vegetables and fruits. At each time of baby food, you can combine it with other ingredients or substitute it as a sauce or cream so that your child can eat it deliciously. Unsweetened plain yogurt can be eaten by the whole family and can be arranged freely. After a while after baby food starts, it is convenient to keep one in the refrigerator at home.