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.​

When your toddler reaches the 13th month

What your child can learn

If your toddler listens to music and tries to tap to the rhythm, you could ignite its joy of dancing by participating with you. Clap and sing like your toddler does. The father will be in exceptional demand here as they are often less anxious than the mother. Children love to dance with some music. Although it is so, you should not pester your child with music for the whole day.  Give your toddler a break at appropriate times.

What your toddler needs

Your toddler has definitely already made acquaintance with the sweets. You should offer your child with fruits instead as it has a naturally sweet taste and is also healthy at the same time. Offer a variety of fruits if you are experimenting. Another trick will be making a face on the plate, to awaken the joy of a healthy diet.  

Our AptaAdvantage Tip

A good appetite for a toddler is usually associated with good health. A balanced diet with adequate exercises also decreases the risk of obesity. However, with the increase of age to a year, the demands on taste and pleasure will be increased. Do not force your child to finish or empty the plate. You should also never offer a sweet as a reward. It is enough if you simply praise your toddler.

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