The growth and development of a Toddler’s during the 1-3 years of age, it is best to encourage the Toddler’s height. Most Toddler’s begin to grow after becoming one years of age. The Toddler’s growth and development of the body is rapidly and then decreases after a few years. During the first year, the baby is considered to increase by 50% of the length, but the Toddler’s only double this length at birth at the age of 4 years. Do not worry if your child is not growing taller. A healthy and nutritious diet can help in the growth and development of young children in height and weight. Lets see the ways of increasing the height and weight of the child: If your child is underweight, consult a doctor. The doctor measures the body weight and height. Based on the reasons young child can be known. Sometimes it is hereditary and poor diet or slower than its growth stops.
To feed the child small intervals. Do not offer too much food at once. Keep breaking 2-3 hours. Given in small quantities. It is recommended to feed infants 6 times in one day.
Young Toddler’s have low levels of iron that makes them prone to anemia. Include iron-rich foods in the diet of young children. Beans, black beans, lentils, soybeans, whole grains, cereals, bread and rice are few iron-rich foods.
Include foods high in calories in the diet of young children to gain weight. It also provides energy.Promote activities to increase the height of young children. If the child is inactive, then become lazy and this lowers their body growth and development. Take them out and play with them.
Include calcium in the diet of young children to build strong bones and promote height growth of Toddler’s. Dairy products are rich in calcium. If your child does not like milk, try giving yogurt and cheese.
Foods rich in zinc, not only small weight increases, but also its height. Oysters, fish, meat, watermelon seeds, peanuts and black chocolate are some foods rich in zinc.