Posts Tagged ‘newborns’
Materials adapted to the baby
Prefer cotton for clothing in contact with skin.
Try to avoid materials that scratch on the arms and legs bare.
Avoid synthetic fibers during the first months (remember that the legs of the pajamas are directly on the skin.
Choose clothing fabric soft and comfortable. Read the rest of this entry »
Newborns sleep a lot, about 16 hours a day during the first weeks and 14 to 15 hours a day for 3 months, although this can vary widely from baby to baby. But almost never fall asleep for more than three to four hours at a time, day or night, during these early weeks.
Translation: You do not sleep too seamlessly. At night you’ll have to get up to feed and change your baby during the day, also play with him. And while some babies sleep through the night from 6 weeks, many do not manage to have 5 or 6 months old or more. You can help your baby to do it sooner by teaching him good sleep habits from the beginning. Read the rest of this entry »
Jaundice, a common condition in newborns, refers to the yellowing of the and sclera (white of the eye) caused by excess bilirubin in the blood. Bilirubin is the product of the normal breakdown of red blood cells.
Normally bilirubin is processed in the liver and excreted as bile through the intestines. Jaundice occurs when bilirubin accumulates in the blood because the liver of the newborn is unable to decompose and remove it quickly enough. This may be due to different reasons, including: Read the rest of this entry »
1.The newborns have the stomach very small, therefore the amount of milk that they bear is also small. Intervals between doses should be that your body requires.
All pediatricians recommend breastfeeding on demand to (exceptions for illness).
2.Many babies spit up after nursing or taking the bottle . This is normal.
There is no reason to worry, as there is usually plenty.
As a rule, just throw the milk taken over. Read the rest of this entry »
Pertussis (or whooping cough) is a disease caused by the bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
And ‘one of the most contagious infectious diseases that are known so that a child with whooping cough can infect up to 90% of non-immune children in contact with. It is transmitted by air from person to person through coughing or sneezing. Read the rest of this entry »
What we notice that our little one is not going well?
For many parents, it’s like you. Until now you have your baby in the belly well protected. But now you see how vulnerable it is, even if it had strong and stocky to the world. First, you should give yourself as a beacon of loving caring and conscientious parents. Then you can take a few precautions to help your baby stay healthy. For the start: Keep it away from sick and wash up after wrapping his hands. If you are breastfeeding, then pull through as long as you can (ideally a full year). Do not allow smoking near your daughter and leave out any vaccination. Put the kids to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of cot death reduce. Read the rest of this entry »
How to recognize diarrhea in babies?
Many parents ask: Is it diarrhea or not? Because newborns have actually always been very soft, thin stool. The bowels of your baby depends very much on whether it gets the breast or the bottle. What ends up in a chest in the child’s diaper, usually yellow, often interspersed with whitish flakes, rather soft or liquid and is several times a day. Sometimes a newborn child will fill breast during or after feeding, the diaper. As the stomach fills and stimulates the baby’s milk his entire digestive tract, they will lead immediately to the evacuation. Within a month, most children breast once or twice daily bowel movement. Fed infants have bowel movement once a day, which is fairly solid. Read the rest of this entry »
The personality ‘of a newborn and’ much ‘stronger than we tend to think. On the other hand has already ‘got 9 months to reflect on how to get in line, and probably several preliminary kicks you have already’ put on notice for some time that he / she will be understood very well.
First visit to your doctor check your health in general, tends also to ensure the proper functioning of the nervous system. ’First instinctive reflexes give precise information about this.
They have identified more than sixty primitive reflexes in the neonate although of course the pediatrician immediately puts to the test only the major ones. Read the rest of this entry »
- The vast majority of newborns weighing about 2.5 kg (5.5 pounds) to 4.5 kilograms (10 pounds) between. Average about 3.2 kilograms (7 pounds) or so. In general, more baby weight baby. If the birth weight below 2.5 kg or 7 lbs, then, need to stay in the incubator for observation.
- Breastfeeding allows you and your child to build close parent-child relationship.
- Newborns do not need a bath every day. You can use a “dry” cleaning the way baby. Use warm water boiled baby’s face and eyes, to prevent infection. Wipe the baby’s body with a generally warm water on it.
- When you take a bath for the newborn, please wash with water. Do not use any bath or soap fine. Because the baby’s skin with a layer of protective oil to protect delicate baby skin. Read the rest of this entry »
Your child must be the most beautiful baby in the world! But do not be unduly influenced by fashion. His clothes must primarily be practical and appropriate for the season. For each exchange is not a gym.
The baby clothes are crunchier than each other and baby gifts already fill his cabinet. But during the first few weeks, do not try to do a “top model” worthy of children’s magazines, focus on the practical for you and comfortable for him. Wide necklines and wide armholes, easy to put on you will avoid having to turn back and baby in all directions. Read the rest of this entry »