Breastmilk is the best for babies. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of life. Unnecessary introduction of bottle feeding or other food and drinks will have a negative impact on breastfeeding. After six months of age, infants should receive age-appropriate foods while breastfeeding continues for up to two years of age or beyond. Consult your doctor before deciding to use infant formula or if you have difficulty breastfeeding.​

Tips for ideal baby nutrition

Your child is growing taste for family dinners? Find out what is important in the baby diet and why children are not small adults even when eating.

Your child's diet can have a positive effect on its development; the have already heard many parents. But how sustainable the influence of diet on the health of a child's future, to point research results only for a few years. International scientists are talking about the first 1,000 days, where the diet has long formative effects on the future development. That is, an age-appropriate and varied diet that provides your toddler with all the essential nutrients can affect disease-preventive, for example - to be in adult life into it. 

In this country, it is usually not too difficult to be the equitable. Finally, in Singapore the best conditions for an ideal baby nutrition. Nevertheless, studies suggest that babies are not ideally supplied with many nutrients. So on average in babies in Singapore the supply of iodine and vitamin D through diet partly well below the recommended daily values: On average, only 51 percent of the recommended iodine and a mere 6 percent of the recommended daily vitamin D intake covered by the baby nutrition. The reason for this is often found in an unbalanced, one-sided food plan of toddlers.

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