Pediatric Breast Feeding
New born infants should exclusively be fed with breast milk for the 6 months after the birth. Infants does not receive any of the additional foods, except vitamin D or fluids unless medically recommended by doctor, hence the breast feeding will plays a major role in nourishing the child with good nutrient supplement. As mother will continue the breast feeding for 6 months, after 1 year mother should add complimentary food along with breast feeding to the infant as a solid or semisolid food particle for further digestion improvement. To all infants on the first day, Vitamins and Mineral Supplements like Vitamin K1 (Phytonadione) at a dose of 0.5 to 1.0 mg, it is also known as intramuscular vitamin, and this should be administered routinely in to the infant body to reduce, to reduce the risk of hemorrhagic disease of the newborn.