Proper care of newborn baby
Proper newborn care is the pledge of his health in the future. While your baby is tiny and helpless, he, like anyone else, in need of parental care and affection. However, many moms overcome by fear at the sight of the little man, and they don't know what to do. No need to panic! To care for a newborn is no big deal.
Let's start with the fact that the hospital will not leave you alone with the kid immediately after he arrived. Giving birth is supposed to rest for a few hours before she would deliver. During this time the baby will be washed from the remnants of the amniotic fluid, will make the necessary vaccinations and tests. Later experienced nurses will teach you how to care for a newborn in the hospital. In the first months after discharge you will have to visit the practice nurse. She tells the newly made mother, what should be care for the newborn at home.
All newborns in the first days of life preserved umbilical residue. Independently it disappears, usually after 2 — 3 days after birth. Instead, he remains the umbilical wound. Approximately 10 – 14 days it heals. So all this time you will need to bend the edge of the diaper to the outside to avoid contact with the umbilical residue or wound.
Until the umbilical remnant is no longer, kids not bathed. Their only child wash away with soap under warm running water. Here, however, the newborn girls several different. Them in contrast to the boys tempted front to back (strictly from the genitals to the buttocks). This is done in order to the vagina and urethra did not get the bacteria contained in the feces.
Bathe the newborn need to water an acceptable temperature – 36-37 degrees. After all, like baby swim for the first time or not, will depend on further to the water. So, too hot or cold water can be scare and completely discourage any desire to swim.
There is an opinion that until the umbilical wound will not heal, water for bathing newborns it is advisable to boil. However, in modern medical opinions on this matter are separated. In any case, no matter what water you use, after each bath the umbilical wound must handle. For starters, you need to drip 2-3 drops of 3% hydrogen peroxide solution and to give a "Fizz". To dry after getting wet navel with a cotton swab or a stick, and then lubricate any antiseptic. As the last mostly use the green paint. However, in applying it, you may not see the beginning of complications: redness or bleeding. So recently practiced handling the umbilical wound, colorless antiseptics.
Caring for a newborn child includes daily morning wash. For this, a cotton ball moistened in boiled water and wipe the little one's eyes. Each of them uses a separate piece of cotton wool. Wipe the eye from the outer corner to the inner. In conclusion, in the same way, wiped all the face of the baby.
Even the baby need every day to clean the nose and ears using cotton buds with limiter. Cut nails child is recommended a month after birth. Prior to this, he himself is not scratched, the pens need to wear special gloves-anticorpi.
Carrying out these simple recommendations, you will definitely be able to organize proper care for the newborn. The most important thing is to do everything with love and tenderness. The health of your baby!