Many young mothers know the next state — you have brought to the baby from the hospital, so he woke up crying and what to do next? Especially scary for women who were lying separately in the hospital with the baby and so were not able to gain valuable experience in the care of an infant under the strict guidance of more experienced nurses and neighbors in the ward.
Some parents are even afraid to take the child in his arms, for fear of hurting him or bumped. In order not to experience such fears, it is necessary to know how to properly care for a newborn.
Feeding and sleep
Eating and sleeping — the two most important things for a newborn. It is best to breastfeed — it's more convenient for mom and better for the child. You need to feed your baby "on demand", that is, when he asks for it. Feeding "on the regime" — every 3 hours — is a relic of the past. As a rule, a
At night baby also feeds on demand, so I devote to it a separate room impractical — mother will have several times a night run
In between feedings, the baby usually sleeps. In the first month of the children sleep
The question of whether, swaddle or not to swaddle a baby while sleeping each parent to decide. Many swaddled children so they did not wake themselves with their movements, so some children more comfortable sleep. Now, most doctors believe that a child should be free hands and feet, as it is necessary for normal psychomotor development. Therefore, starting from the second month is better to wear baby romper.
Diapers and hygiene
One of the most pressing issues of child care is the use of diapers. The debate about whether or not they are harmful, do not cease until now. The main argument of opponents of diapers is that the boys who wore diapers as a child may develop infertility. However, scientists believe that this is not the case. Today's "breathing" diapers are safe enough for both girls and boys.
Naturally, wet diapers need to be changed regularly. Max while wearing diaper —
Every day, before going to bed to bathe the baby in the bath. In the water you can add a tool for bathing kids (foam), bright toys. The water should be warm but not hot —
Walk with your child need a lot. You can start walking with 10 days of baby's life, with the outside temperature should be no lower than 10 degrees. The first walk usually lasts 10 minutes, and each successive increase by 5 minutes. Ideally walk follows a 1.5 — 2 hours
Of course at first a little baby only sleeps for a walk. Many mothers do not want to spend days wandering the streets with a stroller, when homes will find a lot of household chores. Therefore, in the first few months can be a great outlet baby sleep on the balcony (though not all children are willing to sleep in a wheelchair to stand still). Later, the baby starts actively interested in the world, will learn to sit down, and you have to walk