From 4 months, the baby’s diet is enriched by meat and vegetables meals. Meat is important because it is rich in protein and it is the best supplier of natural iron that is very important for the formation of blood cells.
Breastfeeding is the best for your baby, as breast milk provides the baby with all important nutrients. In addition, breastfeeding is the cheapest way to feed your baby, it protects your baby against infections and allergies and supports the relation between mother and child. HiPP is convinced of the benefits of breastfeeding for both mother and child and fully supports breastfeeding according to the WHO recommendations.
If you decide not to breastfeed or to combine breast and bottle feeding, you should be aware that this may reduce the amount of breast milk. Once the decision to stop breastfeeding has been made, it is difficult to go back.
If you are thinking about using an infant formula, consult your pediatrician or your midwife. When using an infant formula, follow preparation instructions indications on the package very carefully, as incorrect usage may lead to adverse health effects.