To meet your baby’s physical and intellectual development needs, nutrition and healthy dental care for a 30-month-old baby are extremely important and need special attention from parents. Let’s better understand this, let’s answer this question of many parents with Flora Dentistry .

1. Diet for 30-month-old babies

At this stage, the child has enough teeth so he can eat rice, plus side meals such as porridge, soup, noodle soup, milk 2-3 meals a day. The diet for 30-month-olds needs to be varied, the dishes need to be changed regularly to give children a good appetite, prevent anorexia and fear of certain foods due to too much and constant force to eat.

The amount of food during the day should be guaranteed 150-200g of rice (starch), 150-200g of greens, 120-150g of shrimp, fish divided into 4 meals per meal 30-40g, meat per meal 10g, grease: 40ml. The amount of milk to be provided to the child each day is from 400-500ml.


2. Parents need to keep in mind some things in nutrition

It is recommended to prepare your own food and the care of the mother or foster carer

  • Do not give your child any cakes, sweets, snacks,… Sweet fruits before eating because the child will anorexia soon after.
  • Create a happy atmosphere when eating, praise your baby when he eats well and eats all his rations.
  • Children’s meals during the day should be 2-3 hours apart, if eaten too close to the time, the child will feel full and do not want to eat.
  • Monitor your baby’s weight and height regularly.

3. Healthy dental care for 30-month-old baby

According to statistics of the National Institute of Molars, the number of Vietnamese children with cavities tends to increase, the main cause of this phenomenon is that children do not receive proper dental care.

To prevent tooth decay and other dental diseases in children, parents need to have their children brush their teeth 2 times a day, each time brushing for at least 2 minutes. Parents can continue brushing their children’s teeth or practicing their own brushing under their parents’ supervision. Pay attention to the choice for children a comfortable toothbrush, fit, can brush all the surface of the teeth. Toothpaste for children needs the right amount of flour and their favorite flavor to help them get interested in brushing their teeth. In addition, parents need to combine flossing to help prevent the formation of plaque in the interstitial teeth of the child.

Get your child into the habit of drinking water after every meal. Limit feeding to children with pastries, sweets, carbonated soft drinks,… Because these are foods that facilitate the growth of oral bacteria. Do not feed or drink (except for filtered water) after brushing your teeth in the evening.

When your child has any dental symptoms, you should take him to a reputable dental clinic to have a closer examination of oral health. In particular, if you have the condition, parents should pay attention to the monthly dental examination regimen for the baby.

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