Nutritional Needs of InfantsJournal: International Research Journal of Advanced Engineering and Science (IRJAES) (Vol.1, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2016-10-09
Authors : Seema Devi;
Page : 187-189
Keywords : Nutrition; infants; health.;
During the first five month, he birth weight is doubled and tripped at the end of first year. At this time nutrition is indispensable, which should be provided by mother herself to her baby poor infant feeding practices at this stage leads to malnutrition, which is responsible for the high infant mortality. Infants will shape the future of our country and strengthen the nation .therefore we all must strive to insure for optimal growth and development of the infants and children so that they can effectively contribute towards progress of the nation. Many factors affects the health and development of an infants .optimal growth and development depend upon loving parenting ,responsive care ?giving, appropriate medical care, good nutrition, health, sleep, habits and a safe nurturing environment , parents, caregivers, family members and health care professional all contribute in some way to the development of a healthy infant.
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