Nutrition is very vital in the upbringing of babies due to its profound impact on their growth, development and long term health outcomes. Here’s why:

  1. Essential Growth. Infancy is a period of rapid growth and development which requires babies to be supplied with an array of nutrients for the formation of bones, muscle, organs and tissue.
  2. Brain Development. Proper nutrition is essential for your baby’s brain development. Nutrients like iron, vitamins, and omega 3 fatty acids play a critical role in neural functionality, cognitive functions thus laying a solid foundation for better learning and comprehension.
  3. Immune system Support. Infants require a well balanced diet during infancy and require a multitude of foods that include vitamins, minerals as well as antioxidants to help strengthen their immunity which ultimately reduces the risk of illness and sickness.
  4. Supporting Physical activities. Proper nutrition for infants helps support a variety of activities sitting, walking, running, crawling by providing the nutrients and energy these activities require.
  5. Bonding & Emotional Well being. Infants create lifelong bonds with their parents, especially mothers and or caregivers during feeding time. This gives infants a sense of security and trust.These interactions over a while create positive interactions which lead to a positive environment and wellbeing for their development.

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