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This environmentally friendly, Infantino Reusable Squeeze Pouch can be used with the Fresh Squeezed® system, or use the screw top to pour in your child’s favorite snack. Perfect for homemade purees, smoothies, applesauce, yogurt, and more.


Plus, the Reusable Squeeze Pouch includes a handy clip for attaching to bags and strollers.



Product features:

  • Includes silicone food pouch
  • BPA, PVC, and phthalate-free
  • Handy clip can be attached to bag or stroller.
  • Attaches to squeeze station or use screw-off top for easy filling.
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Holds up to 127. 5g



Suitable for children aged 6 months +



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This environmentally friendly, Infantino Reusable Squeeze Pouch can be used with the Fresh Squeezed® system, or use the screw top to pour in your child’s favorite snack. Perfect for homemade purees, smoothies, applesauce, yogurt, and more. The secure, screw-top prevents leaks and messes. Plus, the Infantino Reusable Squeeze Pouch includes a handy clip for attaching to bags and strollers. This silicone pouch is easy to clean, dishwasher safe and BPA, PVC, and phthalate-free.


About this item

  • Convenient: Food pouch are lightweight and portable, perfect for feeding your baby on the go, which is great if your little one doesn’t want to stick to regular mealtimes. Ideal for traveling, camping, or picnicking.
  • Clean: Unlike bowls, plates and jars, food pouches are spill-proof – plus dishwasher safe.
  • Versatile: Food pouches can be used to store, heat, freeze and serve baby food, quickly and easily.
  • Sustainable: Reusable food pouches save household waste; and while glass is an eco-friendly material, it’s also heavy and takes more energy to produce. Reducing packaging weight is one great way to lower your carbon footprint.
  • Affordable: Food pouches are typically cheaper than food jars, and reusable food pouches are very cost-effective.
  • Developmental: Baby food pouches can also play a role in encouraging tots to eat more independently.


Product features:

  • Includes silicone food pouch
  • BPA, PVC, and phthalate-free
  • Handy clip can be attached to bag or stroller.
  • Attaches to squeeze station or use the screw-off top for easy filling.
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Holds up to 127.5g


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Weight 0.094 kg
Dimensions 0.205 × 0.102 × 0.042 cm

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Squeeze Station Reusable Organic Baby Food Feeding Pouches Maker


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  1. Insert Squeeze Pouch into Squeeze Station
  2. Pour in Purée
  3. Press Down to Fill
  4. Squeeze & Enjoy

The reusable baby food pouches squeeze station is quick and easy, just pour in the purée and press down to fill. Perfect for homemade baby food and smoothies as well as store-bought applesauce, yogurts, and more. Enjoy now or stock in the refrigerator for future use.


  • The non-skid base stays secure on your counter and the soft press ensures a stable grip.
  • Plus, the station is dishwasher safe, so clean-up is a snap.
  • Dishwasher safe BPA, PVC, and phthalate-free.
  • Fills three pouches at a time.
  • Includes 10 squeeze pouches™ and is compatible with any pouch in the fresh squeezed® system.
  • Includes 1 squeeze station, 3 tubes, 1 press, and 10 disposable squeeze pouches.
  • Soft rubber press allows for easy grip non-skid base filling tubes nest for compact storage.
  • Pouches hold up to 4 oz. of your homemade puree.

Baby food pouch filling machine can assist you in the storage of healthier, homemade, or store-bought foods into a single serving, ready-to-go squeeze pouches which has associate degree easy-to-use screw-on prime to stop spills whereas in storage. They will go straight from filling, to the Deepfreeze, to your bag, to your child’s hand (and mouth) with no fuss (and less mess!). 

Convenient food pouch spoon tips create pouch feeding easier than ever. These spoon tips can lock and seal to prevent mess. The spoon tips even keep company with lids designed to stay spoons clean once on the go. The Spoon Tips will lock closed to avoid any spills once not in use. BPA-free and prime rack dishwasher safe.

Benefits of Infantino squeeze station for baby food:

  • Easy to assemble, use, and clean.
  • Best for everyday use.
  • Clear window to see the food inside
  • Child-safe caps
  • Refill pouches, reusable silicone pouches, spoon attachments, and more.
  • Labeling space on the backside
  • This kit makes making your own baby food & snacks a breeze instead of large trouble.
  • Best used for apple sauce, smoothies, fruit purees, and food.
  • Reusable baby food pouches are great for feeding on the go without bringing along tonnes of unnecessary extras.


Why cube when you can squeeze. Other methods for storing and serving baby food haven’t kept up with today’s parents. That’s why we’ve created the Squeeze Station, a one-stop unit that presses your delicious, homemade baby food into easy-to-store and ready-to-serve pouches.

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Happy Baby Reusable Pouches Baby Food Storage Bags - "Happy Baby Reusable Pouches Baby Food Storage Bags are the perfect solution for mobile moms!"

Hello mommies and maybe daddies!

What manufacturers of children's goods do not invent today to facilitate / brighten up / diversify parental everyday life. And, here, get acquainted - one of these products - reusable bags for storing baby food from Happy Baby.

Of course, these are not essential goods, it is quite possible to live without them, and I am sure that most have not even heard of them. So let's figure out to take or not to take.


  • are easy to use outside the home.
  • you can feed your baby without getting it dirty.
  • you can feed your baby with homemade fresh puree/soup
  • do not take up much space
  • gram markings on the bag
  • convenient to store and take with you
  • convenient and reliable fastener on the bag, nothing will spill
  • beautiful design

Now, listing all these pluses, I think, where were these bags before? Why didn't I buy them earlier? 4 months ago I flew to France with my two toddlers. The youngest was then 7 months old, she had already begun to eat complementary foods, tried almost all the vegetables and cereals according to her age. But, the trouble is that neither vegetables nor cereals are sold in pouches in the store. Have you ever tried to feed a child puree at an altitude of 1200m, when an older 2. 5 year old kid is jumping nearby? Everything was in the puree. Ah, if I had these wonderful reusable bags, maybe I wouldn't have to walk around Paris in orange pumpkin puree jeans. So I will definitely take them on my next trip.

More from the positive:

I didn’t write this as a plus, because in winter, for example, vegetables and fruits are not much cheaper to buy than ready-made store-bought purees, but in season, homemade purees poured into Happy Baby bags - will cost you much cheaper than purchased ones. And soups and cereals are cheaper all year round. True, I do not think that it is possible to feed a child on the street from such bags in winter. Only if somewhere at a party or in a shopping center.


  • not very convenient to wash and dry
  • food cannot be stored outside the refrigerator for a long time
  • it is not very convenient to fill them with food, the hole is narrow

I read that some mothers are outraged that the bags are not convenient to wash and dry. Indeed it is, but you can get used to it. I wash them with an old toothbrush and dry them with a paper towel. There is no mold yet, but I'm not afraid of it. Appears - I will throw out the package. There are five of them. And I don't plan to use them for the rest of my life. At least until the youngest starts eating solid food.

About the impossibility of long-term storage. Of course, I would not give food that has lain warm in this bag for half a day in the summer. But take it for a walk, even in summer, and give your child mashed potatoes after 1-1.5 hours - why not - a great option for a snack, second breakfast or even lunch if you put mashed soup in a bag.

In a cooler bag or just next to chilled food, I think food can be stored for 4-6 hours. For example, we have about the same amount of time to go to airports in Moscow. And, as an idea for a future trip, I will make soup or porridge for the children, put them in a cooler bag and feed them on the way to the airport, without fear that they will get dirty themselves or dirty the car.

You can pour smoothies, freshly squeezed juice, puree soup, porridge, fruit puree, vegetable puree, berries into bags, if you have a blender at home, like I have, then there are a lot of options.

In general, I do not recommend these packages to everyone, but I recommend them. They will definitely be appreciated by mobile mothers-travelers who cannot sit at home. A great opportunity to feed your baby anywhere with homemade homemade food, and not just store-bought fruit purees. Oh, yes, and make mashed potatoes of the consistency that the child eats, otherwise some "soups" in such bags are so dry that even an adult is difficult to swallow.

P.S: there is a photo of a spoon on the packaging. But it's not included! Most likely it is sold separately, but I have not seen it. And so it is not really needed in my opinion.

benefit and harm. Benefits of juices

You should start with clarified juices without pulp. If the baby's body reacts normally, then closer to a year you can slowly try juice with pulp. The plant fibers in pulpy juices stimulate the bowels and this can cause diarrhea if consumed at an earlier age.

Introduce juices from different fruits one by one. Only after it turns out that the baby tolerates any kind of juice well, you can start giving him the next one. If any of the juices cause an allergic reaction, that product must be discontinued immediately.

Green apple juice is traditionally offered first. It is rich in iron and rarely causes adverse reactions. Then juices from pears, apricots, peaches and plums are gradually introduced. You can not give your baby juices from strawberries, citrus and exotic fruits. Grape juice should also be administered with caution. It is rich in sugar and can cause discomfort in the gastrointestinal tract.

How much and in what form

Juice can be made from fresh fruit or you can use special juices for baby food, which are sold in the store. The packaging usually indicates that they can be consumed. Freshly squeezed juice can cause restless behavior in a child caused by bloating, gas or colic. Therefore, they must be diluted with boiled water. Usually, one part of water is added to one part of juice. Special children's juices bought in a store should not be diluted with water, because. they have already been brought to the desired concentration.

The child should consume diluted juices until the age of 2-3 years. Starting from the age of 2, the amount of added water should be gradually reduced, gradually bringing the juice concentration to 100%. The baby can start drinking undiluted juice only after 3 years.

Concentrated juices of industrial production are undesirable to introduce a baby under 3 years old. If the baby consumes such juices, then they must be diluted with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 1. As you grow older, you need to gradually reduce the concentration of water in the juice. Also, do not forget that the acid contained in the juice can have a destructive effect on the fragile enamel of children's teeth. Therefore, it is better to drink undiluted juices from a straw.

Let your children drink delicious and healthy juices and be healthy.

Autumn is the time to drink freshly squeezed juices. Most are confident in their extreme usefulness. Is it so?

Turn on the juicer and a glass of freshly squeezed juice is ready! And tasty, and healthy, and a lot of vitamins, many people think. But they are only partly right. In order for the body to process and assimilate all the benefits of fresh juice, the pancreas must be well adapted to it. , but in children, even practically healthy ones, it is not yet ready for such high loads. And for any problems with the gastrointestinal tract or a tendency to allergies, freshly squeezed juices should not be given at all without consulting a pediatrician.

Important point! Of course, freshly squeezed juices are much healthier than juice from a bag or bottle. But you need to understand that juice is not a dessert or a drink, but a therapeutic and prophylactic one. product, so it must be used carefully and correctly.

  • At the age of 3 to 10 years, freshly squeezed juice can be given for medicinal purposes only twice a day, thirty minutes before meals, one serving should not be more than 30 ml, i.e. two dessert spoons. Bigger is not better, overdose can cause cavities and gastrointestinal upset tract. Juice can be diluted one to one with drinking water.
  • Fruits and vegetables must be thoroughly washed before squeezing and any defective areas removed, such as a bruised apple or a bruised tomato, may contain toxic substances.
  • Fresh must be used immediately after its preparation, it cannot be stored in the refrigerator until the evening - 10-15 minutes, it oxidizes and the vitamins contained in it are destroyed.
  • Freshly squeezed juice is contraindicated in children with colds, as it stimulates the secretion of mucus, which can increase cough or runny nose.
  • If the baby suffers from gastritis, other gastrointestinal disorders, as well as allergies, a doctor's permission is required to drink fresh juice.

A few points

Unmixed juices are recommended for children under 3 years of age , for example, pear or carrot without the addition of other species. In this case, the likelihood of allergies is less, useful substances are absorbed in a larger volume. Mixed juices can be given to healthy children from the age of three. When preparing various combinations of fresh juices, you can not use grapefruit or lemon juice, they are very aggressive for children's ventricles.

Vegetables or fruits should be put into the juicer separately , and then mix the already squeezed juices. There is only one exception: when squeezing juices from vegetables, you can add celery or parsley to the original products.

A dedicated juice extractor must be used to prepare berry juice.

In fruits and vegetables, the content of vitamins drops sharply by the end of winter, so it is better to use winter types of fruits, and if the child does not have allergic reactions - oranges, tangerines, you can give him lingonberry or cranberry juice.

Four basic rules:
  1. Do not mix fresh vegetable juice with fruit juice, as they require different enzymes for digestion.
  2. Frequently served in cafes, mixes of fresh juices from various fruits should only be given to children over ten years of age.
  3. Fruit juices are mixed according to the principle: red with red, green with green.
  4. Each fruit must not be used for juicing more than twice a week.

Weekly diet

When and what kind of juice to give your child depends on the goal that you set for yourself, for example, to wake up the appetite, recharge your batteries or relieve fatigue. Do you still remember that one serving should not be more than 30 ml? A child can drink juice from fruits in the morning, and from vegetables in the evening, or even get by with a mono-fresh.

Well, let's start the "juicy" week!

  • On Monday we drink orange juice, it contains enough vitamin C to help the student successfully withstand the increased workload of the school week, sharpen his memory, and have a positive effect on concentration.
  • On Tuesday we will make tomato juice with celery or parsley.
  • Wednesday. We will give the child pure carrot juice or mix it with other vegetable juices, excluding tomato juice.
  • Thursday. Grape juice.
  • Friday. Pear juice.
  • Saturday. Blueberry juice helps relieve eye fatigue. Many people believe that blueberries cause constipation. Yes, it has such a property, but 30 ml of blueberry juice will not create such problems.
  • For Sunday, a mix of carrot and cucumber juice with the addition of celery is suitable.

Juice treatment

Freshly squeezed juices are used effectively and for medicinal purposes . But at the same time, only a nutritionist or gastroenterologist should prescribe them to a child and draw up a regimen. Here the main role is played by the nature of the disease and the general state of health. It is necessary to take into account the tendency to allergies and many other factors. In any case, the doctor will first recommend the juices needed to cleanse the body, and only then prescribe the juice directly for treatment.

For frequently ill children, especially in spring and autumn, the doctor may recommend a ten-day course of treatment: once a day, you give the child a mixture of carrot and beetroot juice, mixed in a ratio of three to one. For kidney disorders, it is good to add asparagus juice to such a mix. It, like fresh cucumber juice, has a good diuretic effect.

A few more subtleties

Apple juice can only be consumed in small amounts by a child, otherwise the stomach will begin to acidify, causing belching, heartburn and other problems. Preschoolers are generally recommended to eat baked apples: they adsorb and help eliminate toxins from the body. Also, the child is useful apple concoctions and compotes. But pomegranate and grapefruit juice is not recommended for children. Carrot juice should be mixed with cream or “snacked” with bread and a slice of butter, as fats are necessary for the carotenoids contained in carrots to form vitamin A.

I just read the post of one girl on this site, she writes that it seems impossible before a year and a half. Your opinion is interesting, because fresh juices are useful, you can give a grated apple from 4 months. Or just dilute it 50/50 with water?

I want to cook for my daughter either pumpkin with carrots or apple.

I found another article:

How to give freshly squeezed juices to a child

8. The time of drinking freshly squeezed juice should not exceed ten to twenty minutes after its preparation. At the end of this period, even the most useful qualities of fresh juice are lost, fermentation processes begin, numerous nucleation of bacteria, and pathogenic ones, especially when the juice was stored outside the refrigerator. The exception to this rule is beetroot juice. Before use, it must be kept for at least 40 minutes or two hours in the refrigerator. This juice is not consumed in its pure form, but added (no more than one third) to carrot juice.

9. Fresh natural juices are strictly prohibited for children under one year old: a rather "aggressive" composition of fresh juice affects the child's gastrointestinal tract.

10. A child under the age of three can be given fresh juice no more than 30 ml once a day. Such juice should be prepared from one component at a time. This will allow beneficial substances to be better absorbed by the child's body. In addition, this reduces the risk of an allergic reaction in a child. It is better to start the first acquaintance of a child with fresh juice with a few tablespoons, diluting it with boiled water in a ratio of 1:1.

11. After three years, if your child is healthy, you can begin to gradually accustom him to mixed natural juices.

12. For children aged three to ten years, fresh juices can be given no more than twice a day and no more than 30-50 ml at a time. Exceeding this dose can cause the development of caries in a child and the occurrence of gastrointestinal disorders.

13. Juices from exotic berries and fruits must be introduced into the baby's diet no earlier than five years old, and drink them no more than three times a week.

14. A child under seven years of age is not recommended to use undiluted fresh juices from pears, apples, pomegranate and grapefruit - their "peppy" composition negatively affects the stomach, in particular the mucous membrane.

15. Any fresh, and especially sour, should not be consumed on an empty stomach, because. such juice strongly irritates the intestinal mucosa. It is better to do this thirty to forty minutes before eating. Giving juices to a baby during and immediately after a meal is also strongly discouraged, because the sugar in the juices, interacting with food, can cause heartburn and fermentation in the intestines. Experts advise giving fresh juices to children only a few hours after eating.

16. After the baby has consumed fresh, you should go and rinse your mouth with clean water: the acid contained in the juice adversely affects tooth enamel. It is better to use fresh through a straw.

More recently, juices were introduced from the age of 1 month. In order to correct the nutrition of the baby in terms of vitamins and trace elements. When do modern pediatricians recommend giving the child the first juice?

It is currently believed that the early introduction of juices can lead to digestive disorders in the baby. Regurgitation, increased gas formation, diarrhea. It does not provide much nutritional value to the child. It is introduced into the child's diet to stimulate the gastrointestinal tract. Appetite improvements. Increasing the production of gastric juice and pancreatic enzymes. Increased intestinal peristalsis.

Therefore, today it is recommended to inject juices not earlier than 4 months. And given that it is not recommended to start complementary foods with them. First, vegetable puree is introduced, then cereals, and only then juices and fruit purees. In fact, juices are introduced into the diet of a child not earlier than 6 months of age.

So we have established that the first juice is introduced into the diet of a child from 6 months. The baby is 6 months old. He had already tasted vegetable puree and porridge. It's time to try the juice.

First juice

  • The most hypoallergenic (the most rare cause of allergy) is green apple juice.
  • It is recommended to give the child juice without pulp first. Because it is less irritating to the gastrointestinal tract.
  • It is better to dilute it halfway with water at first.
  • After the child gets used to apple juice without pulp. You can try to give him an apple with pulp.

Decided to start with apple without pulp . Which to choose? Ready in a jar or make it yourself? There are no clear recommendations here - each mother makes her own choice.


Among ready-made children's juices, direct extraction is distinguished and reconstituted from concentrates .


Straight juices are obtained from high quality fruits and vegetables. Pasteurized and poured into bottles or bags. Those. they are subjected to heat treatment, in which some of the vitamins are destroyed. They cost more than refurbished ones. Today juices for baby food of direct extraction are produced by Frutonyanya, Gardens of Pridonya, From diapers.


Reconstituted juices for children are obtained by diluting the concentrate. The concentrate is obtained by evaporating water from freshly squeezed juice in a vacuum. At the same time, the boiling point is lower than usual (60-70 C), so vitamins are preserved, and microbes are destroyed. Thus, juices in jars are subjected to partial heat treatment. Therefore, they irritate the child's gastrointestinal tract less than freshly squeezed ones. Ready juice in a bottle is a cross between freshly squeezed juice and compote.

If you choose a ready-made juice, read the ingredients carefully. The composition should contain only clarified apple juice. There should be no sugar or preservatives. The best packaging is a glass bottle or jar, because it allows you to evaluate the appearance of the product.

The disadvantage may be that it is not known from which apples it is made. Usually on the package they write simply: clarified apple juice without sugar. Maybe the apples are green, or maybe they are red. Therefore, a child may be allergic to one brand of juice, but not to another. Selection is carried out for each child individually.

On the other hand, juices in jars are available all year round. And equally useful and safe throughout the calendar year.
The most popular brands of children's juices today: Agusha, Agu-Agu, Frutonyanya, Babushkino basket, Tyoma, Hipp, Heinz.

So, when choosing a ready-made apple juice, the first criterion is the composition, the second is the taste, the third is not to cause allergies in the child. If he fits all criteria. You can stop at this brand and constantly give it to your child.

Freshly squeezed and homemade

It can be chosen in autumn and summer. When available, locally grown green apples are available. In winter and spring, there is no confidence in the benefits of such “freshly squeezed” juice.
So, we choose apples of green varieties without red stripes.
For the first juice, wash apples well, pour over with boiling water, peel, rub on a fine grater and squeeze through gauze. Then you get clarified juice.
If you squeeze apples on a juicer, you get juice with pulp. It is not suitable for the first acquaintance with juice.
So, the choice is made.

How to give? Scheme of introducing into the child's diet

It is started to be given to the child from half a teaspoon, doubling its amount every day. One teaspoon contains 5 ml of juice

  • First day - ½ teaspoon,
  • Second day - 1 teaspoon,
  • Third day - 2 teaspoons,
  • Fourth day - 4 teaspoons,
  • Day Five - 8 teaspoons, (40 ml)
  • Sixth day - 12-15 teaspoons, (60-75 ml)

For the first 3 days it is recommended to dilute it by half with water, especially if you give your child freshly squeezed juice. From the fourth day - you can not breed.
So gradually, in 1 week, the amount is brought to the recommended daily volume, which at 6 months is 60 ml, at 7 months 70 ml, at 8 months - 80 ml and by 1 year 100 ml.

It is recommended to give the child clarified apple juice in the recommended daily amount for another week. After that, you can try to give the child an apple with pulp. It contains more fiber and stimulates the bowels.

From a bottle? from a spoon? from a cup?

Many mothers are interested in how to give juice to a child. Of course, from a bottle is easier. But all pediatricians unanimously repeat that they do not give complementary foods from a bottle. Because complementary foods teach the baby to adulthood, he must move from sucking to eating from a spoon and drinking from a cup. Learn to drink and eat like an adult. Therefore, juice is given first from a teaspoon, and then from a cup.

What time of day to give?

If juice is given to a child after the introduction of vegetable puree and porridge into his diet, then by the time it is introduced, the baby has already formed something like lunch (when he eats vegetable puree) and breakfast (when he eats porridge).
Juice should be given separately from these meals. Subsequently, the child will have a second breakfast or afternoon snack (when cottage cheese or cookies are added to the juice at a later age).

How many times a day to give the child juice

The most useful juice

When the baby is used to apple juice, you can also gradually give him a taste of carrot, pear, plum and blackcurrant juice.
This range can be limited to the first year of a child's life.
But you need to remember that only apple juice is recommended to give the child every day , because

  • Carrot and pumpkin contain a lot of carotene and daily use can cause carotene jaundice in a child, so it is recommended to give them to a child 2-3 times a week.
  • Plum has a laxative effect and may cause diarrhoea.
  • Pear, on the contrary, strengthens and can cause constipation in the baby.
  • Currant is quite acidic and can cause digestive disorders in a child.

But when the child has tried all these juices and you are sure that he tolerates them well, he can be given mixed (multifruit) juice from the above fruits.

Thus, the first juice and the most useful juice for a child of the first year of life is apple juice.

Juices are very useful for the child, as they contain vitamins and organic acids. They have a positive effect on digestion and the functioning of the body as a whole. Some pediatricians recommend introducing complementary foods with juices as early as 4-5 months, but modern experts advise not to rush to give drinks to infants up to six months. In this article, we will analyze in detail how many months you can give juices to babies. And also find out what drinks and at what age they give the kids.

When and how to give juice to babies

The first complementary foods for babies start at six months with vegetable and fruit purees, and then after the seventh month they give juices. Remember that juices are not allowed, in exceptional cases you can give drinking water! If the child is on artificial or mixed feeding, complementary foods start from 3-4 months. This means that drinks from fruits, vegetables and berries can be given early, already from 4-5 months.

Juices are started with 5 ml (¼-⅓ teaspoon), then the dosage is gradually increased to 30 ml, adding 5 ml each time. The norm for a one-year-old baby is 50-60 ml. Drink a child with a teaspoon, older kids can be taught to a cup.

Carefully monitor the condition of the baby, it is important that the drink does not cause a negative reaction. Some fruits and vegetables can cause rashes and itching, disrupt digestion and cause indigestion, and worsen stools. If you notice, temporarily exclude the product from the baby's diet and contact your pediatrician. You can repeat the injection attempt no earlier than 4-5 weeks later.

Proper complementary foods will protect the child from a negative reaction and will only bring benefits. Fruit, vegetable and berry juices perform the following useful functions:

  • Strengthen the immune system;
  • Saturate the body with vitamins, minerals and useful acids;
  • Raise the mood, give vigor and strength;
  • Improves digestion;
  • Cleanse the body, remove excess salts, toxins and other harmful substances;
  • Improve metabolism;
  • Facilitate digestion and absorption of food;
  • Increase appetite;
  • Positive effect on the functioning of the heart and blood vessels.

What kind of juices can a baby

At first, juices are given from only one component. Two-component drinks are given only after each ingredient has been introduced separately. You can buy ready-made baby juice. Before buying, check the expiration date and composition, the integrity of the package. The product must be appropriate for the age of the child!

However, experts recommend preparing freshly squeezed juices for babies, as fresh juice is more healthy and natural. Purchased drinks can not be diluted, and home-made drinks are first diluted by half with water. Gradually, the volume of water is reduced, replacing with natural juice. And now let's look at the order of the introduction of juices.

  • Apple juice is given first from the age of seven months. For cooking, take green varieties, as they cause allergies less often than others;
  • A week after the apple, pear juice is introduced. Pears are very healthy and also the least allergenic among fruits;
  • Apricot or peach give after pear and apple. These fruits have a beneficial effect on vision, strengthen bones, teeth and gums;
  • Among vegetable juices, carrots and carrot juice for babies are primarily included. But be careful, because carrots can cause allergies due to beta-carotene and orange color;

  • Then they give pumpkin fresh, cabbage, cherry and plum, currant and pomegranate, banana with an interval of 3-7 days, depending on the developmental features and the baby's getting used to new food;
  • Do not rush to give beetroot juice, as beetroot is very weak. Beetroot drink is not recommended for children under eight months old and babies who suffer from diarrhea. But with constipation, such a drink will be an excellent remedy;
  • After nine months two-component juices are given. An excellent option would be a combination of apple with pumpkin, apricot or peach, banana.

Citrus juices, including those made from oranges, lemons, pineapples, grapes, and other similar fruits, should not be given to children under one year of age. In addition, you should not drink drinks made from brightly colored berries, including strawberries and raspberries. Such products increase gas formation, negatively affect digestion and the condition of the stomach, and often cause an allergic reaction.

Juicing is about the same. A vegetable or fruit is peeled, cut into slices or pieces and passed through a juicer. After that, the drink is filtered and diluted with boiled drinking water. It is not recommended to give juices with pulp and add sugar to the drink for children under one year old.

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