The life of every person is inextricably linked with the closest person – mother. The birth of a child is happiness for a woman. It’s not enough to give life to the baby, he must be raised, educated, provided with material benefits. And this requires certain skills and knowledge.
The baby’s room. In the room that the child will live, there should be enough light. The room should not be stuffed with furniture. It should be there: a bed for a child, a changing table, a linen cabinet (the child’s things are stored separately from adult things). The room should ventilate daily, it is regularly done in it.
The crib should have a mattress and a pillow, preferably orthopedic, blanket.
Clothing for a newborn. Approximate list:
10 thin and thick diapers
Subtle and warm vests
1-2 woolen costumes
A woolen cap
A towel for bathing.
Now there are many elegant things for newborn children. But you don’t need to get carried away with this. When choosing clothes, take into account its convenience. She should not constrain the child, limit his movements.
For winter time, you need a blanket or an envelope for walking.
Morning toilet. The child needs to be washed every morning as follows. A cotton swab moistened in boiled water, wipe the eyes from the outer to the inner corner of the eye.
The ears are cleaned with a cotton flagel twisted from sterile cotton wool.
Wash a child under running water at least 5 times a day.
Nails are cut with special safe scissors. Twisting the nails in hand. On the legs exactly to avoid growing nails.
Treatment of umbilical wound. One of the most important processes in newborn children is the healing of the umbilical wound. The fall of the remaining umbilical cord occurs on the 5th day of life. After discharge from the hospital, you need to process the navels 2 times a day with green. The crust disappears on the 14th day of the child’s life.
Bathing. It is advisable to bathe a child in the evening at the same time. Bathing a baby in boiled water with a solution of potassium permanganate or with a decoction of a series. Before pouring water, you need to prepare all the necessary items for bathing. This is a thermometer, for measuring water, a “baby” soap, a soft mitten or a gauze napkin for soaping, baby cream or sterile vegetable oil, clean linen.
The bathing process takes about 5 minutes. Dear your child into the water, talk to him. Rinse all the folds with a soapy hand. Mitten just once a week. After the water procedure, treat the child with all the oil folds. Dress go.
A first -aid kit. For a child, you need to have a first -aid kit. It should include:
Sterile cotton wool
Children’s spell for enema
If the child is sick. At high temperatures, you must immediately call a doctor. Before his appearance, you can only give a child to paracetamol if the temperature is above 38 ° C. Also, at temperatures, you need to improve heat transfer: grate with vodka or diluted vinegar. With chills, on the contrary, you need to help the child (warm blanket, hot tea).
Intestinal colic. If the child cries for several hours in a row, and his tummy has swollen. Perhaps he has colic. There is no cure for colic. But there are ways to help the baby.
Rocking evenly on your hands
Make a circular belly massage (clockwise)
Try to stay calm, tell a fairy tale.
The nursing mother should avoid spicy foods, onions, cow’s milk.
Bloating. When the child eats, he swallows air. And his tummy may swell him. To prevent this from happening, it is necessary:
When feeding, the child should capture the nipple and part of the Areol
After feeding, hold the child vertically
When feeding the mixture, avoid energetic sealing.
Every mother feels her child and will never make him bad. Listen to your heart. May your children be healthy and happy.