1.1 Explain The Importance Of Weaning Development

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The weaning development begins the first time your baby takes food from a source other than your breast, that means your child is ready to have formula milk from a bottle or for example mashed fruit. Weaning is the progressive replacement of breastfeeding with other foods and ways of nurturing. As your baby grows so will their nutritional needs, the food that you will give them it will help the grown and develop, that’s why the department of health suggested exclusive breast feeding for the first 6 months of life with the gradual introduction of solids food until the age of 2 years and under. Some of the benefits for your baby of having breastmilk is less chance of being constipated and having diarrhoea or vomiting instead of the child formula
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