How to correctly swaddle the baby correctly
The question of how to swaddle a newborn baby or not, is very important. Previously, it was necessarily in the hospital but mom was taught this procedure from the first days, because it was believed that tightly wrapped up the baby, the better. Now progressive parents from the first days prefer to wear my child "grown-up":, undershirts, slips and other garments for infants find in baby stores no problem. But for many, the swaddle remains necessary and useful procedure. Why?
On how to properly swaddle a child, you need to know each of the young mother, because in many cases there is no better way to calm baby before bedtime. In the mother's womb to the moment of birth a baby is very tightly "wrapped" to the uterus. To this position he was used to, and so feels secure. Because in the first months of life some babies may only sleep being swaddled. In this condition the child is unable to reflexively swing handles and thus scare himself or to Wake up. So in swaddling has its advantages. By cons, it is believed that the development of such kids may occur more slowly than their peers nezavisnosti.
Young mothers need to know how to correctly swaddle the baby, and yet for the reason that sometimes that is the best way to calm kapriznaya baby. When colic or gas, this method can also slightly alleviate the suffering of the child. In principle, it is simple enough, and with a little training to cope with it under the power of any woman. So, how to correctly swaddle a baby? First you need to prepare a place, where there will be a baby – do not put the baby on the bare surface or the things enjoyed by adults.
How to swaddle an infant? Now tell. Before diapering on the table to put a clean blanket, rug or a sheet. But you need to put the flattened diaper. On it about the center, you need to put the baby so that his neck was still on the fabric, but the head remained free. Then the top left edge of the diaper you need to tuck in tight under the right side of the baby that the handle was firmly and evenly pressed against the body. The top right edge, respectively, also turns and turns on the left side. Then you need to take the lower part of the diaper and tuck her up that its edge was approximately at the level of the child. Now the lower edges are tightly wrapped around the child – the first one, and over it another, which is then dressed over the edge. As a result, the baby is tightly wrapped, can not brandish the arms and legs, but not squashed by a cloth diaper.
Sometimes it is also necessary to protect the baby's head from environmental effects. If at hand is not the cap, it is possible to do the diaper. Of course, this method is not so firmly protects the baby's head. But, for example, at home, after bathing, it will keep the heat and do not overheat your child. How to swaddle a baby? The easiest way is diagonal. For this diaper should be put on the table with one corner up. Him 15-20 inches below the rim laid the child. Then the side corners wrapped and patieuts under the flank of the baby, as described in the first method. And the lower part is bent upwards and secured at the intersection of the sides with a pin, or simply thrust inside. The upper corner of the diaper in this case is a kind of kapustnica for the baby.
Ways to properly swaddle a child, actually a lot. These two are the most simple. But they are sufficient to make your baby sleep well and feel secure.