It is crucial to give these little ones three nutritious meals a day with tasty snacks about three times a day too.
Introduce the toddler to eating with the rest of the family as soon as possible and they will begin to emulate their peers and parents.
Let them decide how much to eat.
Avoid food and drinks that are high in sugar.
Start teeth cleaning as soon as the milk teeth appear.
Use a soft brush and when the child is two begin using fluoride paste.
By three or four years they will be keen to try to do it themselves.
Let them, but supervise the process.
Never allow anyone to smoke near your children.
Second hand smoke can have long term respiratory problems and can lead to all sorts of undesired side effects.