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My baby's development:
Your 10-month-old baby might be interacting with people and showing off her new skills every chance she gets. She also might be feeling and expressing new emotions and abilities.Whether she is vocalizing or walking while holding on to furniture, you can help her deal with her expanding world this month by reciting nursery rhymes, singing songs, and taking her to new places for the first time.
Your baby continues to grow and develop, and needs the right nutrients to maintain her health. By about 10 months, your baby should be able to eat many different textures. If baby refuses new foods, don’t be discouraged. Try some of these tips1:
Cow’s milk is difficult for a young baby to digest and it doesn’t contain the right amount of iron and other essential nutrients that are very important for your baby’s health and development.2 This is why the Canadian Pediatric Society does not recommend introducing cow’s milk until your baby is 9–12 months old. Although your baby is eating more foods, his iron intake from these foods alone may be lower than recommended.*3 If he is not eating a variety of nutritious foods, including iron-rich foods, you should wait until he is at least 12 months old before introducing cow's milk.4
Similac® Go & Grow Omega-3 & Omega-6 is the only formula for babies 6-24 months with galactooligosaccharides (GOS) and lutein† that also provides your baby with:
As a complement to your older baby's diet, Similac® Go & Grow Omega-3 & Omega-6 can help ensure your baby is getting the nutrition he needs.
If your baby is still experiencing separation anxiety or a fear of strangers, here are some ways you can help soothe her uncertainty:
It’s never too early to inspire the creative parts of your baby’s brain. Here are some fun, simple ways to expand her growing mind:
Every baby grows and learns at a different pace, but by the end of your baby's 10th month, she will likely be able to do the following:
* Based on a survey of Canadian infants3
† Excluding inherent sources
‡Compared to Similac® Advance with Omega-3 & Omega-6
1. Feeding Your Baby Solid Foods when Breast and Formula Feeding. Dietitians of Canada. 11/21/13.
2. Cow’s Milk – Infants. National Institutes of Health U.S. National Library of Medicine. 08/22/2013. Available at : http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002448.htm. Accessed on: 08/05/15.
3. Friel JK, Hanning RM, Isaak CA, et al. BMC Pediatrics. 2010;10:43.
4. Nutrition for Healthy Term Infants: Recommendations from Six to 24 Months. Health Canada. 01/19/15. Available at : http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/nutrition/infant-nourisson/recom/recom-6-24-months-6-24-mois-eng.php#a10, Accessed on: 08/2015.
5. Taming the monsters. Canadian Pediatric Society. November 2010. Available at :
http://www.caringforkids.cps.ca/handouts/taming_the_monsters. Accessed on: 08/10/15
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