Keep baby healthy with breastmilk and health checks
Breast is best.
Feed when baby is hungry, as often as needed. For newborn babies, this is usually 7-8 times a day.
Take baby for regular health checks.
Food and drink by age
Breast or infant formula only.
No water before 6 months.
Add smooth or finely mashed food, then roughly mashed food, and then chopped food.
No cow’s milk as a drink before 12 months.
Share the family meal.
Feeding, health and hygiene: things to remember
Make feeding babies and kids the top priority.
Wash hands often and clean the kitchen to stop sickness.
Remember to look after mum too.