Abbott Momspresso Survey: Bot Grow Right brings 2.0, a ‘Right Mean-S’ that helps parents nurture the holistic development of their children.
Mumbai: The pandemic has changed many things in our daily lives, especially parenting, and the Abbott-Mompresso survey has revealed many concerns and doubts that still haunt Indian parents today.
To promote the healthy and holistic development of children, Abbott has released its Grow-Right 2.0 Charter, which includes measures related to measuring growth, development, eating, activity, nutrition and sleep. Means guidelines have been outlined.
Backed by the knowledge of health and nutrition experts, this charter can help parents find answers to their concerns through suggestions to promote healthy lifestyle complementary habits that can have a positive impact on their children’s lives. .
Earlier this year a survey of more than 2,500 mothers across India highlighted changes in children’s eating habits and physical activity, two key factors influencing healthy development:
6. As per the survey, 68% of the mothers surveyed said that children are more likely to complain about certain food items.
According to 84% of participants, the pandemic has reduced children’s physical activity and increased the use of digital technology.
70% of participants feel that their children’s immune systems are not strong enough to survive in the external environment.
The survey findings were shared by Abbott and pediatrician Dr. Indu Khosla and Dr. Suman Poddar, nutritionist Eileen Kande and child psychiatrist Dr. Charter include recommendations from a panel of leading experts in the fields of pediatrics, nutrition and behavioral sciences such as Shiv Prasad Srinivasan.
The basic need to accept the ‘right way to grow’
The world is reopening like never before, schools and offices are reopening, the long-awaited new universal lifestyle is being embraced at a remarkable pace. In such a situation, parents and children should also give up habits like inactivity and disrupted routines when they are alone.
“In the early years of a child’s life, the foundation for their next life is laid, and this period is crucial for the development of health and growth for the rest of their life.” Swati Dalal, general manager of Abbott’s Nutrition Business Division in India, said. “Nurturing growth is important, and that is why Abbott has taken into account the concerns of parents and empowered them with the Grow Right 2.0 Charter. The MEANS Charter includes elements that pertain to the holistic development of children and not just their bodies.”
The MEANS guidelines include a disciplined sleep schedule, diet schedule, time for physical exercise and time for intellectual relaxation/self-reflection:
Development Measurement and Monitoring: Accurate growth measurement is important to understand and monitor a child’s growth graph. This can help parents to notice any developmental deficits and address the underlying causes as soon as possible.
, Proper Diet: Nutrition is the key to overall development and support of the immune system. Children’s diet should include cereals, pulses, milk and meat, fruits and vegetables, fats and sugar. Nutritional supplements can help children who are lazy and lazy to get balanced nutrition.
active in sports Active Participation:Physical activity improves bone health, promotes good sleep and improves overall physical health. It also reduces the risk of various health problems including obesity in young children.
, Protection and Discipline: Parents can nurture their children’s emotional health by showing empathy and encouraging them to express their feelings. Experts say that children should not be punished repeatedly. Instead, they need help to reflect and resolve their differences. Sleep
Encourage: Inculcating the habit of getting enough time and adequate sleep from an early age boosts their physical and cognitive performance. Parents should make it a habit for their children to sleep at certain times and maintain regularity at bedtime.
“The foundation of lifelong physical and mental health is laid at an early age. Healthy habits and daily routines can help children grow as best they can and increase their chances of success in school. Renowned Pediatrician and Pediatric Pulmonologist Dr. Indu Khosla said. “Parents and caregivers have the opportunity to communicate effectively and constructively with their children and to set an example for others to follow.”
- According to a survey by Abbott-Mompresso, Indian parents are still concerned about the effects of the pandemic on their children’s lives as life unfolds.
- Abbots Grow Right 2.0 can charter kids with expert guidance to encourage them to develop healthy habits