Pregnancy

Mommy, you know that?

Mommy, you know that?

Why are organic foods more important for babies?

Babies are much more sensitive than adults. Therefore, harmful substances that may enter the babies' body are more threatening to environmental factors than their adults. In addition, the upper limits of hormones and pesticides were calculated for adults. These upper limits for adults can be very harmful for infants, accumulate in infants' body and can cause serious health problems in the future.

Is organic food in Turkey?

Since 100% organic products are used in the production of Milupa jar foods since organic foods completely free of additives that will lead to negative results are very important for baby development. Milupa is the only brand that provides organic products for babies in Turkey. No additives and hormones are used in Milupa jar foods in order to provide the healthiest and most natural babies, and these organic substances are controlled with superior standards at every stage.

Milupa, produces only organic baby food jar in Turkey.


Why are additional nutrients important?

Breast milk is the only food to be considered for feeding your baby for up to 6 months. However, after 6 months, breast milk and baby food used in the absence of your baby can not fully meet the nutritional needs of your rapidly growing baby. Your baby needs additional nutrients to maintain healthy physical, brain and psychological development. In this period of life, your baby's need for various vitamins (A, B, C, D, E) and minerals (zinc, iron, etc.) can only be met by other nutrients other than milk.

When and how should I give additional food to my baby?

Additional nutrients should be started in soft consistency and in small amounts. Additional nutrients gradually increase in quantity and consistency, gradually reaching the content and volume that will form the baby's meal. Fruit (apple, pear, banana); vegetables (potatoes, carrots, green leaves), cereals (rice, lentils) and oils (olive oil and butter) should take their place in the baby's meals.

Unfortunately, the prevalence of allergic, toxic and infectious diseases due to nutrients is increasing. For this reason, it is ideal that the additional nutrients you give to your baby are clean, ecological (organic) products that do not contain toxins, hormones and drugs.

Professor Dr. Ender Pehlivanoğlu
Marmara University Faculty of Medicine
Head of Department of Pediatric Digestive Liver Diseases and Nutrition


Approach to diarrhea child

Fluid loss is the most feared event in young children with diarrhea. Therefore, the most accurate treatment of diarrhea; continue to feed on breast milk, ready-made food and other age-appropriate foods in infants and children without excessive vomiting. Dilution of formula is not correct. Children with diarrhea should be fed more frequently.
Children under two years of age should be given at least ½-1 cup of tea after each diarrheal defecation, ½-1 cup for older children, and as much as they want to drink more to prevent fluid loss. Buttermilk, freshly prepared fruit juices (apple juice), soups (rice juice ve) and water are liquids that can be given without fear at home.
If you have persistent vomiting, signs of fluid loss (dry mouth and tongue, collapse of the knot, no tears, decreased urine…), fever and bloody diarrhea, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible.

Professor Dr. View Tufan's Full Profile
Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Fever in Children

In general, an increase above normal body temperature is called fever. Body temperature is vital and is maintained at 37 ° C (central temperature) under the control of the hypothalamus in our brain. Body temperature rises in two different cases. In the first one, the indeki thermostat indeki in the temperature control center is set higher by setting-based influences (infections). This new temperature setting is perceived as the organism's own normal temperature level and the body temperature is tried to be increased to this level. This is under the control of the organism and fever rarely rises above 41.1 ° C.

In the second case, either excessive heat is produced in the body or the accumulated heat cannot be removed from the body. The central setting has not changed and the temperature rise cannot be controlled. Hyperthyroidism, hot environment (heatstroke) or sweating can occur in some diseases. Sweating is very important in heat dissipation from the body (cooling-conditioning). In children with inadequate fluid intake, sweating cannot occur and normalization of fever takes longer.

Professor Dr. Contact Yücel directly
IU Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
Child Health and Diseases Specialist


Baby Bottle Foods

Bottle formulas are produced for use in infant nutrition. The first issue to be considered when using bottle formulas is the age of the baby. it is still not possible to replace all the features found in breast milk, which are the equivalent of baby bottle formulas.

If the bottle food is to be used after the 6th month, the products that we call the continuation formula should be selected.

Until when should I feed my baby bottle food?

Bottle formulas can be used as an alternative to breast milk and cow's milk for infant feeding up to two years of age.6. After the first month, each baby should be prepared for adult nutrition until one year old.


Body temperature can be measured from different regions. But they show the body's 'self-temperature' with certain errors. The main purpose of fever treatment is to relieve the child. If the child is relieved, it is sufficient. simple viral infections (upper respiratory tract infections) that heal spontaneously in three to five days.

'Fever' occurs early in the course of diseases.Therefore, it is a warning for the family.In rare cases, life-threatening diseases (such as pneumonia, meningitis, urinary tract infection, bone inflammation) may be involved. Early diagnosis facilitates the treatment of these diseases, prevents.

Prof.Dr.Yücel Taştan
İ.Ü.Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine
Child Health and Diseases Specialist


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