Prepping for Babies,Infants,
Another aspect to a healthy immune system is personal hygiene; this can consist of a homemade caledula oil or a goats milk bar soap to wash with. it is very gentle and safe.
Healthy Juices / Drinks: Fresh juiced juices either with a hand press or electric juicer can be used. Apple juices are especially good for a child immune system and a freshly juiced apple has anti viral properties. if a child becomes sick drinking a good supply of distilled water will flush the minerals and inorganic salts that cause sickness out of the body, when juice and other liquids are not as efficient. Also any unsweetend organic (when possible) simply because is a good food source for organic minerals and salts from the dart that can assimilate to build the body. however whole foods are required for ruff age and bulk.
Honey can contain spores of a bacterium called Clostridium botulinum, which can germinate in a baby's immature digestive system and cause infant botulism, a rare but potentially fatal illness.
These spores are usually harmless to adults and children over 1 year old, because the microorganisms normally found in the intestine keep the bacteria from growing. also the natural sugars in honey can effect the new emerging teeth in a child.
Slippery Elm Bark Gruel Recipe:
This Recipe is thick and slimy but very nutritional and safe as well as good tasting.
10 ounces of filtered water
4 tablespoons of slippery elm bark powder
Mix well if using as a solid baby food add more or less water to get the correct consistency for your childs’ needs.
If using to replace Motherers Breast milk double the water and let sit overnight in a cool dark spot. strain and press wet slippery elm bark powder in a cheesecloth back into the water and use as needed.
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