Child development 8 weeks from birth
To your karapuziku already 8 weeks! It’s about time; go to the pediatrician, discuss all the issues and measure height-weight. And at the same time check all the reflexes of the baby. Eight-week-old kid; this is a very big man. What did he learn, and what do you need to know about a two-month-old crumb?
All about the physical development and achievements of the child eight weeks from birth
By 8 weeks, the weight of the baby is already 4,500-4,900 grams, for a month he had to add about 800 g.
The growth of the caper is 55-59 cm (the increment is + 3 cm / month).
The circumference of the chest is about 38 cm, and the circumference of the baby’s head; about 39 cm.
By the 2nd month the child eats about 130-150 ml for feeding, about 800-900 ml of milk per day.
Given that the baby becomes very curious, choose a place for feeding so that it does not get distracted.
If there is a lack of breast milk, introduce the mixture. To increase lactation it is useful to eat walnuts, honey (carefully) and drink tea with condensed milk.
After feeding, it is prescribed to pump to the last drop and massage the breast with a shower to stimulate lactation.
The night period of sleep is longer (from 23-30 to 6 am).
Daytime sleep becomes shorter; 5 periods, of which 2; for 1-3 hours, 3; for 20-30 minutes.
While the baby is sleeping, regularly change its position of the body and head (turn over to another barrel, back, etc.).
This is not a regularity: if the kid does not fit into this framework, there is no need to panic. With regular weight gain and no pain in the tummy or other symptoms, even 2-3 times a day; this is normal.
Consistency of the stool is usual, the smell is slightly sour, the shade is light yellow.
How to develop the skills of the baby at this stage of development?
Admire the baby when he smiles at you, and praise for everything he does.
- Be able to listen and hear your baby, his tongue of gestures and sounds.
- Diversify the life of your crumbs, that is, show new pictures, carry it in your arms to where you have not been yet, study new toys and sing new songs.
- Teach the crumb to take the toy and keep it in your hands for as long as possible.
- If the kid called you, be sure to respond. It is important for him to know that you can hear him.
- Sometimes, for about 15 minutes, leave one crumb; let them learn to entertain themselves on their own.
- Bathing mode ; twice a week with soap, you can simply bathe in the water every day.
- How does it happen? We lower the crash into the water entirely (only the little face sticks out), hold it under the head (the little finger under the neck, the other fingers under the occiput). With your free hand, we regulate the immersion of the body, dropping the puziko with the thorax under the water. Periodically you can drive a baby from one end of the bath to the other. To the note: it is not terrible, if water gets into the ears.
- In what pose to bathe? You can bathe in a classic pose, on your back. Or on his tummy, holding his chin. For a sedentary pose is too early.
- What to add to the bath?Manganese is no longer needed. Add the broths of herbs. For example, St. John's wort or chamomile.
- Swimming time ; about 15 minutes.
- After each bath, the task of the mother; check the marigolds. Now they grow very quickly.
- Time for hardening!Gradually reduce the temperature of the water in the tub by 1-2 degrees with each bath.