Session VIII’ Nutrition of the Mother and Child.
Baby • In a case where the mother is not surposed to breastfeed, seek advise from the health centre.
Breastfeeding • The first yellowish milk is important. • Digestion, health and intelligence. • Advantages of breastfeeding. • What are the advantages of breast milk?(brainstorming). • Weaning • Discuss on common foodstuffs in the locality. • 6 months :light pap with soyabeans or groundnuts without suggar ( 2 cube at most). • 7-8 months soft meals.
Breastfeeding (continues) • Maize+soyabeans (3 tablespoons of raw pap + 1 tablespoon of soyabeans). • Maize+dry fish(3 spoons of pap + I tea spoon of smoked ground fish). • Maize+ milk/( three spoons of pap + one spoon of unsweetened milk). • Maize +Egg, Maize + Groundnuts, maize + palm oil. • Maize,soyabean, groundnuts and smoked fish. • 4 cubs of maize, 2 cups of sojabeans, half cup of groundnut and smooked fish.
Mother • Proteins • Soyabeans, beans, fish,groundnuts meat, egg, snails, mushroom,magot, crikets termites.
Glucose • Cocoyam, potatoes, yam, plantains.
Fat and Oil • Pear, palmoil, plums, pock, groundnuts.
Conclusion • The quality of meal is better than the quantity.