Child development in 2 years 3 months
Your baby can already explain himself to you with simple suggestions, help in doing simple household chores. At this age, it is very important for him to feel needed, useful and loved, it is also very important for him to work together with his parents.
For full-fledged physical development, the child needs proper nutrition, optimal day regimen, sufficient physical activity and strong immunity.
Average indicators of the child’s physical development in 2 years 3 months
boys – 85.5 – 92.5 cm;
girls – 85 – 90 cm;
boys – 12.5 – 14.5 kg;
girls – 12 – 14 kg.
Neuropsychological development of the child in 2 years 3 months
At this age the development of the child goes through the game, communication with adults and peers, through numerous experiments. The child accumulates knowledge and obtains experience by trial and error.
Improved coordination of movement and balance. A kid can walk on an uneven surface, step over small obstacles. He boldly jumps from a height of 10-15 cm, squats.
Runs well, can bounce on two legs. Knows how to climb on socks and on the heels (after showing these movements to adults).
Can throw the ball with both hands, tries to catch it if the ball is thrown from a short distance. Accurately beats the ball.
The child's diet gradually expands, to the meat recommended earlier, you can occasionally and slightly add low-fat lamb. Meat can be sliced in small pieces.
To new dishes you can also include meat casseroles, which can also be gradually introduced at this age.
In the diet of the child, milk and sour-milk products should still be present.
The norm of vegetable and butter increases. Vegetable oil - up to 6 grams per day, creamy - up to 17 grams.
The need of the child for mineral substances and vitamins is covered by vegetables and fruits.
At this age it is possible to give practically all kinds of seasonal vegetables (taking into account the individual characteristics of the child) - potatoes, carrots, radishes, eggplants, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes.
Dishes from beans are recommended 1-2 times a week.
Porridges for a child of 2 years can be viscous. To the child ate them with pleasure, you can add fruit, jam, honey to the porridge.
Also in the diet of the baby may appear new flour dishes - pancakes, fritters, dumplings.
The number of sweets should be limited, give them better at the end of the next meal. But sausages, it is better not to give smoked food to a child.
At 2 years 3 months, you need to visit a pediatrician. The doctor will measure the height, weight of the child, assess whether the child's neuropsychic development corresponds to the age. Will give recommendations on nutrition, gymnastics, hardening.