Building A Healthy Tummy
WEANING AND SOLID FOODS
7 TOP TIPS TO BUILD A HEALTHY TUMMY FOR YOUR BABY
If you cannot undergo a natural delivery, you can talk to your doctor about how to encourage the growth of your baby’s healthy tummy microbiota.
During pregnancy, make sure your diet is rich in prebiotics, for example onions or garlic, and probiotics, for example yoghurt.
It is important to breastfeed exclusively from birth until your baby is at least six months of age.
If you are unable to breastfeed, you can ask your doctor about how to support your baby’s tummy health.
Frequent skin-to-skin contact, even if you are unable to breastfeed, is good not only for bonding, but also for your baby’s tummy health.
Studies show that moderate abdominal massage helps tummy development and can improve tummy function.
Give antibiotics only if prescribed by your doctor.