Chewing and swallowing development of the child is not as important as other developmental 5 This will help mothers to better understand the development of chewing and swallowing their children.
- The baby has absorbed since the womb
The baby has practiced and developed absorption since the womb of her mother. That is clearly seen is the finger sucking.
- The first 3 months of training.
During the first 3 months, absorption is still not smooth. Because the various muscles in the mouth such as the tongue, lips, throat are not strong. Working is still sometimes unrelated. During this time, the mother will see the baby choking on the hiccups while eating.
- Various systems develop simultaneously
during 4-6 months. Various systems have improved, both absorption systems. And the digestion system Which developed along with Aside, mothers will notice that the baby starts to watch and swallow the milk faster
- After 6 months,
starting from liquid food to rough food for 6 months, children start taking supplements. Will start to use the lips to take a spoon Use your tongue to nudge some food because it comes from sucking milk, but will gradually disappear. The tongue can swipe food into the throat, swallow it and pass it on to the digestive system, which begins to have digestive juices to digest food other than milk. already
- Human gum to first tooth
The development of chewing and swallowing will gradually develop in succession along with the rise of the teeth. Biting, chewing and pulling will gradually develop. Began to develop a lot When chewing, the tongue swipes food into the mouth. And can snack in many directions The jaw and jaw move smoothly. Which the swallowing system will occur automatically
The important thing that mothers should not neglect is that the baby should eat foods that gradually become coarse as the age for children to practice chewing. Because chewing and swallowing are related to speaking After reviewing this meal for children, whether the mother has prepared the food for her child’s development or not?