High sugar fruits and its impact on baby's sleep
Fruits are good for our kids, but some of it can cause “side effects” if given at incorrect time, what will cause spike of activity and will effect on baby sleep.
Fruits have natural sugar, and some have more than others. One shall avoid giving sugary fruits (though it contains natural sugar), after lunch time and specially before bedtime as it will complicate sleep making and will make your baby facing troubles with falling asleep or to have sleep in stretch.
Best time for sugary fruits is morning (breakfast), where child can have all the benefits out of it - good amount of vitamins and spike of needed energy.
Here’s the list of fruits, you shall AVOID to give before sleeps:
Mango: contains 45 gram of sugar
Grape: contains 23 gram of sugar
Cherries: 18 grams of sugar
Pears: 17 gram of sugar
Watermelon: 17 gram of sugar
Figs: 16 gram of sugar
Banana: 14 gram of sugar
On other side, there is a fruits with low sugar content which is good to GIVE any time:
Avocado: contains 1 gram of sugar Guavas: 3 grams of sugar
Raspberries: 5 grams of sugar
Cantaloupe: 5 grams of sugar
Papayas: 6 gram of sugar (avoid if baby facing loose motions after it)
Strawberries: 7 grams of sugar